Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Cepheus (Cep)  ·  Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy  ·  NGC 6939  ·  NGC 6946  ·  NGC6939  ·  NGC6946
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Fireworks galaxy NGC 6946 with open cluster NGC 6939, 



    
        

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Fireworks galaxy NGC 6946 with open cluster NGC 6939

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 130/650 PDS

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 294MC PRO ZWO ASI 294 MC PRO

Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ5

Guiding telescopes or lenses: TS OPTICS Sucher 8x50

Guiding cameras: Altair GPCAM2 IMX 224

Software: PHD2 Guiding PHD Autoguider Software  ·  SharpCap 3.X Pro  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Accessory: Baader MPCC Mark III (Coma Corrector)


Dates:Sept. 18, 2020

Frames: 2460x12" (gain: 400.00) -12C

Integration: 8.2 hours

Darks: ~64

Flats: ~128

Bias: ~128

Avg. Moon age: 1.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.64%


Astrometry.net job: 3966815

RA center: 20h 33' 11"

DEC center: +60° 24' 26"

Pixel scale: 2.084 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.833 degrees

Field radius: 0.876 degrees


Resolution: 2520x1680

Locations: Home, Rabenau, Hessen, Germany

Data source: Traveller

Description

Done with 12 sec-frames and livestacking; 30x12sec substacks; guiding with PHD2 was used for dithering

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Fireworks galaxy NGC 6946 with open cluster NGC 6939, 



    
        

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