Helena Observatory,   North Alton, NS

NGC 6946, the Fireworks Galaxy

30-May-2024 07:40 ADT 30-May-2024 10:40 UTC


NGC 6946, the Fireworks Galaxy, 4-Aug-2019

Scope: Orion 200mm Astrograph, f/4
Mount: CEM60
Guiding: KWIQ/QHY5 / PHD2
Imaging Camera: Atik 383L+
Frames: 8 @ 300s L 1x1; 8 @ 600s Ha 1x1; 8 ea @ 120s R,G,B 2x2
Total Exposure: 168m
Processing: PixInsight
Distance: 22.5 Mly
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