NGC6946 – Fireworks Galaxy – 2014-09-26 v2

NGC 6946 - Fireworks Galaxy - 2014-09-26 v2

NGC 6946 – Fireworks Galaxy – 2014-09-26 v2

NGC 6946 (Arp 29, Caldwell 12) – The Fireworks Galaxy.
Dimensions: 11.5 x 9.8 arcmin
Magnitude: 9.6
Distance: 22.5Mly (+/- 8Mly)

Cropped, original scale

Details:
HD11 and Canon T2i (astrodon IR/UV filter)
62 x 15min at ISO1600 (total integration time 15.5hrs)
– over three nights
– one night with a CLS light pollution filter

Mount: CGE Pro
Guiding: Celestron OAG, Chameleon, Metaguide and FlexRX

Capture: ImagesPlus
Calibration and Stacking: PixInsight
Processing: PixInsight