NGC6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy - On Cygnus-Ceheus Border

Imaged from Nova Scotia, Summer, 2016







LRGB Combination
Altitude at culmination 74
Minimum Airmass Value (sec z) 1.0
Mean FWHM 2.6 arc-s
Taking Camera SBIG STL-11002XM Nova Scotia Summer, 2016, ~mag 6.4 - @-20C
Imaging OTA AG Optics iDK 14.5"
Equivalent focal length and ratio 2465mm f/6.7
Mount Astro-Physics 1600GTO
Guiding PHD2/ONAG-XM/Lodestar X-2
LRGB Total Integration Time 16 hrs L 42X10min, R-18x10 min, G-18x10 min, B-18x10 min-Astrodon Gen 2 I series Filters. Binned 1X1
Acquisition Main Sequence Software-Sequence Generator Pro
Calibration and Stacking Darks, Flats and Bias - Stacked and calibrated with PixInsight
Processed PixInsight, Adobe Photoshop CS4 and Bob Franke's CCDBand-Aid


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