ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

   NGC 6946 - Galaxy in Cepheus

NGC 6946                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
15 Sep. 2004
330 min. Total
30 min. Sub-Exposures
LRGB Filtered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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High in the northern sky, this galaxy is perhaps 10 - 20 million light years distant. 

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland (c)2004

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