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Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy, NGC 6946
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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jon Stewart
NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy
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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron SCT 8” Celestron 8" SCT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Guidescope Orion 50mm guide scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Autoguider

Focal reducers: Celestron Reducer, 0.63x

Software: Sequence Generator Pro Seqence Generator Pro  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Deep Sky Stacker 3.3.4 Deep Sky Stacker

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  QHY Polemaster


Dates:May 5, 2020

Frames: 19x180" (gain: 240.00)

Integration: 0.9 hours

Avg. Moon age: 12.50 days

Avg. Moon phase: 94.32%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3491258

RA center: 20h 35' 5"

DEC center: +60° 10' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.718 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.080 degrees

Field radius: 0.492 degrees


Resolution: 4064x2788

Locations: Clark Lake, Otter Lake, Quebec, Canada

Data source: Backyard

Description

The near full moon limited my ability to capture this beauty. A revisit when it's high in the sky, and the moon is not, is in order.

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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Jon Stewart