Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  NGC 6946
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NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy

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NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker
NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion 200mm f/4 Newtonian astrograph

Imaging cameras: Atik 383L+ mono

Mounts: CEM60

Guiding telescopes or lenses: KW Telescopes KWIQ Guider

Guiding cameras: QHY5

Software: Pixinsight 1.8

Filters: Astrodon RGB  ·  Astrodon 5nm Halpha

Accessory: TeleVue Paracorr Type 2


Dates:Aug. 4, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon 5nm Halpha: 8x600" (1h 20') bin 1x1
Astrodon RGB: 24x120" (48') bin 2x2
Luminance: 8x300" (40') bin 1x1

Integration: 2h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 3.89 days

Avg. Moon phase: 16.20%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2843226

RA center: 20h34m52s.6

DEC center: +60°0914

Pixel scale: 1.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.076 degrees

Field radius: 0.403 degrees


Resolution: 3170x2385

Locations: Hall's Harbour Observatory (H2O), Hall's Harbour, NS, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first fully-automated capture.

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NGC6946 / C12, Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kathy Walker

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