the ngc 6946 Galaxy and the
sn 2017eaw supernova (Robotic)

Main Objects: ngc 6946, sn 2017eaw

The fading of SN 2017eaw supernova through the robotic scope

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Name:

Fireworks Galaxy, NGC 6946, C12, SN 2017eaw

Constellation:

Cepheus, Cygnus

Coordinates:

R.A. 20 h 34 m 52 s Dec. +60° 09′ 13″

Type:

Barred spiral galaxy - SBc

Distance:

22.5 ± 7.8 million light-years

Brightness:

9.6m

Apparent size:

11' 30" x 09' 48"

Size:

40,000 light-years

Observable: 

Spring, summer, autumn

Date:

25/09/2017

Total exposure time:

36 minutes

Location:

iTelescope - T21, New Mexico, USA

Camera:

FLI-PL6303E

Telescope:

Corrected Dall-Kirkham Astrograph 431/1940 mm

Mount:

Planewave Ascension 200HR

Guiding:

Autoguiding

Corrector:

0.66x reductor

Focal ratio, length:

f/4.5, 1280 mm

ISO:

-

Light:

3 x 180 s Red, 3 x 180 s Green, 3 x 180 s Blue, 3 x 180 s Lum

Dark:

Calibrated

Flat:

Calibrated

Bias:

Calibrated

Processing:

PixInsight, Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop

Location

Annotation