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

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Resolution: 3406x2876

Dates: May 18, 2017

Frames: 7x300"

Integration: 0.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 21.65 days

Avg. Moon phase: 55.30%

Astrometry.net job: 1581749

RA center: 308.463 degrees

DEC center: 60.325 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.436 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 179.383 degrees

Field radius: 0.889 degrees

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

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