Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 


            Gordon Hansen
NGC6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RC

Imaging cameras: Canon 6D modified

Mounts: Losmandy G11 Gemini 2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Tech AT10RC

Guiding cameras: Starlight Express Lodestar

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Ripley  ·  Software Bisque Sky X Pro Camera Add ON

Accessory: Innovations Foresight ONAG XM

Dates:July 17, 2018July 18, 2018

25x480" ISO800 bin 1x1
16x900" ISO800 bin 1x1

Integration: 7.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.52 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.82%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2160343

RA center: 20h 34' 53"

DEC center: +60° 7' 51"

Pixel scale: 0.772 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 354.581 degrees

Field radius: 0.412 degrees

Resolution: 3000x2400

Locations: Woodhaven Observatory, Woodhaven, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard



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NGC6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 


            Gordon Hansen