Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  NGC 6946
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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy

Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge
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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron Edge 1100 HD

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron OAG

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM

Software: Topaz Labs DenoiseAI  ·  Aries Productions Astro Pixel Precessor v1.082  ·  Nighttime Imaging 'N' Astronomy N.I.N.A. 1.10  ·  Open PHD Guiding PHD2 2.6.9  ·  Pixinsight 1.8  ·  Topaz Labs Topaz Studio II  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor  ·  Pegasus Astro Powerbox Advanced


Dates:Aug. 19, 2020

Frames:Optolong L-Pro 2": 30x180" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -8C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 30'

Darks: 30

Flats: 50

Flat darks: 50

Avg. Moon age: 0.44 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.22%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 8.00


Astrometry.net job: 4147888

RA center: 20h 34' 45"

DEC center: +60° 8' 56"

Pixel scale: 0.341 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -79.583 degrees

Field radius: 0.224 degrees


Resolution: 4004x2499

Locations: Home, The Colony, Texas, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Our first ever image of an honest-to-goodness deep sky object.

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NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy, 



    
        

            Timothy Martin & Nic Patridge

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