Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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Fireworks-Galaxy NGC6946 with Supernova SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

            Simon Schweizer
Fireworks-Galaxy NGC6946 with Supernova SN 2017eaw
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Fireworks-Galaxy NGC6946 with Supernova SN 2017eaw

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sky-Watcher Quattro 8" f/4 Carbon (modded)

Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G2-8300 with external FW

Mounts: SkyWatcher NEQ6 VTSB3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ICS Galaxy 8x50 Finder

Software: Fitswork 4  ·  Mischa Schirmer e.a. Theli

Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

Accessory: Pal Gyulai GPU coma corrector  ·  MGEN


Dates:May 27, 2017

Frames: 7x600"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.96 days

Avg. Moon phase: 4.29%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1597714

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 8' 56"

Pixel scale: 1.390 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 10.890 degrees

Field radius: 0.231 degrees


Resolution: 945x733

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Fireworks-Galaxy NGC6946 with Supernova SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

            Simon Schweizer