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Contains:  NGC 6946, NGC 6939
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NGC 6946 & NGC 6939, 


            Björn Hoffmann
NGC 6946 & NGC 6939

NGC 6946 & NGC 6939

Technical card

Resolution: 1500x1002

Dates:Oct. 13, 2017

Frames: 80x30" ISO1600

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 23.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.18%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 10.00 job: 1767579

RA center: 308.320 degrees

DEC center: 60.409 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.597 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.982 degrees

Field radius: 1.653 degrees


This is a crop with 2x drizzle of an upcoming widefield view onto this interesting region near Cepheus. Too less time, it was just a test to see if I can get the faint nebulas there. I definitely need more time or longer subs.



Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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NGC 6946 & NGC 6939, 


            Björn Hoffmann