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NGC6946 the Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Albert van Duin
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NGC6946 the Fireworks Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Imaging cameras: Moravian G3 16200

Mounts: Mesu Optics Mesu-Mount 200 Mk2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Home made 400mm F/4 Newtonian

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: TS N-AGK3 coma corrector

Software: PixInsight  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  FocusMax V4  ·  DC-3 Dreams ACP Observatory Control Software  ·  Diffraction Limited MaximDL 6 Pro  ·  http://www.projectpluto.com/ Guide 9.0

Filters: Astrodon LRGB Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 2inch


Dates:Sept. 20, 2020

Frames: 24x600"

Integration: 4.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 3.51 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.30%


Astrometry.net job: 3864590

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 9' 7"

Pixel scale: 0.679 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -176.039 degrees

Field radius: 0.547 degrees


Resolution: 4524x3624

Locations: Beilen Observatory B85, Beilen, Drenthe, Netherlands

Data source: Backyard

Description

6x 600s each for LRGB, the seeing wasn't good unfortunately. First image after a long break...

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NGC6946 the Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Albert van Duin