Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946
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The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946

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The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia
The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946
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The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron C6 SCT

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS SL1

Mounts: Celestron AVX Mount

Guiding cameras: ASI224MC

Focal reducers: Celestron f/6.3 Focal Reducer

Software: IDEIKI AstroPhotography Tool (APT)  ·  Stark Labs Nebulosity 4.2  ·  Digital Photo Professional  ·  PHD2 Guiding

Accessory: Celestron OAG #93648


Dates:Sept. 17, 2017

Frames: 28x300" ISO1600

Integration: 2.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 26.69 days

Avg. Moon phase: 8.85%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1821923

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 9' 14"

Pixel scale: 0.889 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 358.616 degrees

Field radius: 0.445 degrees


Resolution: 3000x2000

Data source: Backyard

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The Fireworks Galaxy, NGC6946, 



    
        

            Steven Bellavia