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Fireworks galaxy NGC 6946

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Observer
Graham Winstanley
Time of observation
07/01/2018 - 22:04
Object
Fireworks galaxy NGC6946
Observing location
Bassingham, Lincolnshire
Equipment
Skywatcher ED80
Pier mounted NEQ6
QHY IMG2PRO at -20 deg
oag camera ASI120MM
Baader LRGB filters
Exposure
L 20 x 600s, RGB 20 x 300s per filter
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Over 8 hours of data collected in December and January. Processing in Pixinsight.  It looks to me like the supernova from last May is still visible - for location see the earlier mono image on my member page. I also collected some Ha subs but have not yet had success with merging then into the LRGB.

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