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FIreworks Galaxy - NGC6946

FIreworks Galaxy - NGC6946

NGC 6946, (also known as the Fireworks Galaxy and Arp 29), is an intermediate spiral galaxy about 22 million light-years away,[2] on the border between the constellations Cepheus and Cygnus. It was discovered by William Herschelon September 9, 1798. NGC 6946 is highly obscured by interstellar matter of the Milky Way galaxy, as it is quite close to the galactic plane.

Telescope: VC200L @ f6.4
Camera: ATIK314L Mono
Guiding: TS-OAG9 - SSAG
Filters: Baader LRGB + Ha 7nm
Total exposure: 10h
Subexposures: 15mins
Seeing FWHM : 1.9 - 2.9
Location: Gytheio, Greece
Proccesed: CCDstack , Photoshop, Pixinsight