NGC 6946


NGC 6946 Galaxy in Cygnus ( with NGC 6939)
Date June 18-20, 2012
Exposure LRGB  370:30:30:30 (cropped)
Camera STL11000M with Astrodon Gen II filter (water assisted cooling)
Telescope ASA 10N f/3.7 on AP900GTO CPO3
Guiding External guide head with MiniBorg 50 mm
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS5, AstroActions, GradientXterminator
Comments Warm with moderate seeing; acquired with CCD Commander

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NGC 6946 Galaxy in Cygnus
Date May 19 and 20, 2006
Exposure LRGB  60:15:15:15 (RGB binned 2x2)
Camera ST2000XM with SBIG filters
Telescope Celestron C8 @ f/6.7 on Losmandy G11 w/Gemini
Guiding self-guided
Processing MaximDL, Photoshop CS, FITS Liberator, AstroActions, PixInsightLE
Comments Warm and breezy, moderate seeing

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