Celestial hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  HD196085  ·  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946
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The Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946 with its nearby companion, the open cluster NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Richard Hennig
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The Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946 with its nearby companion, the open cluster NGC 6939

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The Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946 with its nearby companion, the open cluster NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Richard Hennig
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The Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946 with its nearby companion, the open cluster NGC 6939

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Physics Stowaway 92mm f/6.65
Imaging Cameras
ZWO ASI533MC Pro
Mounts
Rainbow Astro RST-135E
Software
PixInsight
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
William Optics UniGuide 50/200mm
Guiding Cameras
ZWO ASI290MM Mini

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 10, 2021
Frames:
94×180(4h 42′)
Integration:
4h 42′
Avg. Moon age:
4.52 days
Avg. Moon phase:
21.42%

RA center: 20h33m08s.11

DEC center: +60°2148.6

Pixel scale: 1.268 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.300 degrees

Field radius: 0.747 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 3000x3000

File size: 9.4 MB

Locations: Backyard observatory, Gainesville, Florida, United States

Data source: Backyard

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The Fireworks Galaxy NGC 6946 with its nearby companion, the open cluster NGC 6939, 



    
        

            Richard Hennig

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