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



    
        

            William Maxwell
Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster
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Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster

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Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster, 



    
        

            William Maxwell
Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster
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Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro Tech AT66ED

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD 163C

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: Nighttime Imaging ‘N’ Astronomy  ·  Open Guiding PHD2 Guiding  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS4 Photoshop CS4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Imaging Filter

Accessory: Rigel Systems Focuser


Dates:April 11, 2021

Frames: 114x120" (3h 48')

Integration: 3h 48'

Avg. Moon age: 28.97 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.35%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4446051

RA center: 20h 30' 57"

DEC center: +60° 22' 8"

Pixel scale: 2.408 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 181.338 degrees

Field radius: 1.851 degrees


Resolution: 4380x3380

Data source: Backyard

Description

Surprisingly difficult to get any detail on that galaxy...

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Fireworks Galaxy and Cluster, 



    
        

            William Maxwell

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