Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cygnus (Cyg)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy Widefield, 



    
        

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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy Widefield
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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy Widefield

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Sharpstar 107PH

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY8L

Mounts: Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT

Focal reducers: SharpStar 0.75x focal reducer

Software: Pixinsight


Dates:Sept. 21, 2020

Frames: 129x600"

Integration: 21.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.36%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3902574

RA center: 20h 34' 51"

DEC center: +60° 8' 56"

Pixel scale: 3.038 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 4.227 degrees

Field radius: 1.539 degrees


Resolution: 3040x2016

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

Description

NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy Widefield
Lots of clouds in this area.

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Description: Starless revision.

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NGC 6946 Fireworks Galaxy Widefield, 



    
        

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