Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946  ·  The star ηCep
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The Fireworks and NGC 6939, 


            William Maxwell
The Fireworks and NGC 6939
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The Fireworks and NGC 6939

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT66ED

Imaging cameras: Canon T1i Full Spectrum

Mounts: Celestron CG-4 MotorDrive

Guiding telescopes or lenses: MEADE 50mm Finder Guidescope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM

Focal reducers: Astro Tech 0.8x Reducer/Flattener

Software: Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Dates:June 22, 2020

Frames: 214x60"

Integration: 3.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.69%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3629746

RA center: 20h 31' 34"

DEC center: +60° 26' 42"

Pixel scale: 2.715 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 261.806 degrees

Field radius: 2.438 degrees

Resolution: 5259x3760

Data source: Backyard


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The Fireworks and NGC 6939, 


            William Maxwell

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