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Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy, 





    
        

            NigeB

NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2545x2060

Dates:Aug. 16, 2018Aug. 17, 2018Aug. 18, 2018Aug. 19, 2018Aug. 22, 2018

Frames:
Baader Planetarium B 1.25": 10x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium G 1.25": 11x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25": 8x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium L 1.25": 15x600" -10C bin 1x1
Baader Planetarium R 1.25": 10x600" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 54.49%

Astrometry.net job: 2222600

Locations: Oakham, Rutland, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

A first attempt at LRGB processing of the Fireworks Galaxy. Some elongation of stars, possibly a guiding issue at high declination. 8 x 20 minute H-alpha added into the R channel (0.9 R + 0.4 Ha).

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Added in 8 x 600 sec of H alpha into the red channel, ratio 0.9 R + 0.4 Ha. Minor histogram adjustments to improve colour balance.

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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy, 





    
        

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