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Contains:  NGC 6946, NGC6946
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy, 


            Roland Schliessus
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses:MEADE LX90

Imaging cameras:ZWO ASI 1600MM-Pro (Mono)

Guiding telescopes or lenses:Beroflex 500mm f8

Guiding cameras:Altair GPCAM 130 Mono

Software:Adobe Photoshop CCPixInsight 1.8Sequence Generator ProPHD2 GuidingDeepSkyStacker (DSS) 4..1.1

Filters:ZWO RGB 1.25"

Accessory:Myfocuser2 based DIY

Dates:March 24, 2019March 31, 2019April 1, 2019

Baader B 1.25": 28x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25": 11x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader L 1.25": 42x300" (gain: 139.00) -21C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25": 10x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1
Baader Ha 1.25" 7nm: 34x300" (gain: 139.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 10.4 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 23.23 days

Avg. Moon phase: 39.50%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00 job: 3247200

RA center: 20h 34' 48"

DEC center: +60° 7' 57"

Pixel scale: 0.766 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 161.607 degrees

Field radius: 0.387 degrees

Resolution: 2989x2083

Locations: Terrassensternwarte, Ostrach, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Data source: Backyard


Fireworks Galaxy in RGB



Roland Schliessus
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy, 


            Roland Schliessus