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Contains:  NGC 6946

Image of the day 08/18/2017

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw
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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw

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    Dates:July 19, 2017

    Frames: 124x180" bin 0x0

    Integration: 6.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 25.06 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 20.95%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 1689314

    RA center: 20h 34' 44"

    DEC center: +60° 9' 46"

    Pixel scale: 2.265 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 268.020 degrees

    Field radius: 0.630 degrees


    Resolution: 1600x1206

    Locations: my lovely garden, near Vienna, Austria

    Data source: Traveller

    Description

    the fireworks galaxy got its name because of the frequent supernovas blasting off, here another one that appeared in May: SN 2017 eaw. It is marked on the smaller image.

    LRGB with Lacerta Photonewton 10" f/4 and ASI1600MMC at zero gain, the "original" image is the field in full resolution.

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    Description: SN 2017 eaw marked

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    Description: crop on 6946

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

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