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

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106 ED

Imaging cameras: Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EZ-EQ6 GT

Guiding cameras: Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Software: Sequence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CS6  ·  PIXINSIGHT 1.8

Filters: Red  ·  Green  ·  Blue

Accessory: Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel'  ·  Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser


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: 20h 33' 51"

DEC center: +60° 19' 30"

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