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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne
NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy

NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3750x3750

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x600"
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 22x600"
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 35x600"
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x600"

Integration: 16.5 hours

Astrometry.net job: 2062789

RA center: 308.745 degrees

DEC center: 60.130 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.557 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 320.859 degrees

Field radius: 0.410 degrees

Locations: Deep Sky West, Rowe, New Mexico, United States

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: DeepSkyWest

Description

This is my third time editing this image. I never liked my other versions enough to post them here, but I am very happy with the new result. There are some places I would like to see improved (such as the slight bright ringing from the local support when doing deconvolution). Another place would be possibly either bringing out the surrounding IFN a bit more, or hiding it a bit more. Currently it just looks like a gradient which I am not a huge fan of. Aside from that and a few slight other things, I am relatively happy with this. At least happy enough to share my results compared to the other two :)

Thanks for looking!

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matherneconnor
Connor Matherne
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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 





    
        

            Connor Matherne