NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy



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NGC 6946: The Fireworks Galaxy

Picture Details:

  • Optics             24-inch RC Optical Systems Telescope
  • Camera           SBIG STL11000 CCD Camera
  • Filters              Custom Scientific
  • Dates               June 21st and 23rd 2009
  • Location          Mount Lemmon SkyCenter
  • Exposure          LRGB = 140:60:60:60 minutes
  • Acquisition       ACP Observatory Control Software (DC-3 Dreams),TheSky (Software Bisque), Maxim DL/CCD (Cyanogen)
  • Processing        CCDStack (CCDWare), Mira (MiraMetrics), Maxim DL (Cyanogen), Photoshop CS3 (Adobe)
  • Guest Astronomers:                   Bill Stoffers and John Fitzgerald
  • Credit Line and Copyright        Adam Block/Mount Lemmon SkyCenter/University of Arizona

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