Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC6946 in HaRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski
NGC6946 in HaRGB
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NGC6946 in HaRGB

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200R 14in

Imaging cameras: QHY22

Mounts: Losmandy Titan

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Meade LX200R 14in

Guiding cameras: QHY5L-II Mono

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics AP 0.75 Reducer

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Open PHD PHD 2

Filters: Astrodon Ha 5nm Ha 5nm  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G  ·  Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R

Accessory: Orion Thin OAG  ·  Optec TCF-Si  ·  Xagyl Filter USB Wheel Xagyl FW8125


Frames:
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 B: 15x240" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 G: 15x240" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 L: 37x300" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon E Series Gen 2 R: 15x240" -25C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm Ha 5nm: 17x600" -25C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.9 hours


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1244004

RA center: 20h 34' 51"

DEC center: +60° 9' 0"

Pixel scale: 0.397 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.012 degrees

Field radius: 0.141 degrees


Resolution: 2007x1596

Data source: Backyard

Description

NGC 6946 in HaRGB. I collected the L and Ha data this year (not the best seeing for the L unfortunately) and had the RGB data from last year. The RGB data was at different orientation, hence I had to clip the frame little tighter than I wanted.

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NGC6946 in HaRGB, 



    
        

            Frank Zoltowski