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Contains:  Fireworks Galaxy, NGC 6939, NGC 6946
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ngc6946 (2020) from Denver, 


            Ken Sturrock
ngc6946 (2020) from Denver
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ngc6946 (2020) from Denver

Technical card

Dates:May 13, 2019May 15, 2019

Astrodon 5nm Ha: 18x600"
Astrodon Generation 1 LRGB: 150x240"

Integration: 13.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.05 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.19%

Basic astrometry details job: 3461970

RA center: 20h 34' 52"

DEC center: +60° 9' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.307 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.404 degrees

Field radius: 0.723 degrees

Resolution: 3100x2500

Data source: Backyard


Although I usually shoot NGC6946 each year, I decided to keep 2019's version because I haven't posted anything in a while and I may not collect any subs this year. This version has about two hours of data per LRGB channel and another three hours for the Ha. I played around with saturation more than usual, so the colors are a bit bright and the background is bordering on clipped.



Ken Sturrock
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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ngc6946 (2020) from Denver, 


            Ken Sturrock