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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy and SN2017eaw, 


            Chad Andrist
NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy and SN2017eaw

NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy and SN2017eaw

Technical card

Resolution: 1600x1201

Dates:May 28, 2017

Frames: 79x180"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.55% job: 1610722

RA center: 20h 34' 54"

DEC center: +60° 8' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.364 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -93.606 degrees

Field radius: 0.379

Locations: Harrington Beach State Park, Belgium, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Traveller


Finally a clear night coincided with a weekend! Seeing was around 3.75", so not the best, but there was no wind, bugs, cold, or dew so I'll take it. First all-nighter for the season and I was able to point toward some dark skies over Lake Michigan and capture the Fireworks and the supernova that everyone's excited about. This has got to be one of my best galaxy images taken with this setup to date!

TPO 8" RC/ASI1600mmc
Gain 75/Offset 12
Temp: -15C
L: 22x180s
R: 20x180s
G: 19x180s
B: 18x180s



Chad Andrist
License: None (All rights reserved)

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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy and SN2017eaw, 


            Chad Andrist