Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

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    NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw

    Image of the day 08/18/2017

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      NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw, 



    
        

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      NGC6946 with SN 2017eaw

      Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Photonewton

      Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-Cool

      Mounts: Skywatcher AZ-EQ6

      Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 9x50 finder

      Guiding cameras: MGEN

      Software: Photoshop  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. Pix Insight  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool APT 3.13

      Filters: Astronomik LRGB 31mm

      Accessory: Skywatcher/Lacerta GPU comacorrector


      Dates:July 19, 2017

      Frames: 124x180" (6h 12')

      Integration: 6h 12'

      Avg. Moon age: 25.06 days

      Avg. Moon phase: 20.95%


      RA center: 20h34m52s.214

      DEC center: +60°0909.59

      Pixel scale: 0.784 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 91.997 degrees

      Field radius: 0.231 degrees

      More info:Open 


      Resolution: 1700x1276

      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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