Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946
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Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939
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Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939

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Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939
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Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Mounts
Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT
Filters
Red · Green · Blue
Accessories
Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System · Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel' · Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · PIXINSIGHT 1.8 · Photoshop CS6
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
May 18, 2017
Frames:
7x300" (35')
Integration:
35'
Avg. Moon age:
21.65 days
Avg. Moon phase:
55.30%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1581749

RA center: 20h33m51s.1

DEC center: +60°1930

Pixel scale: 1.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.617 degrees

Field radius: 0.889 degrees

Resolution: 3406x2876

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Had an unexpected break in the clouds and managed to get a quick shot of this Supernova. Very little exposure with just one 5min sub each of blue and green and 5x 5min subs of red, cloud stopped imaging, but very happy with the result.

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Supernova 2017eaw in NGC 6946 wide field shot with NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Mike Oates