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Galaxy NGC 6946 and Open Cluster NGC6939

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About this observation
Observer
Iain Cartwright
Time of observation
29/11/2014 - 10:27
Object
N6946
Equipment
Nikon D800
Exposure
24 mins
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Ian took this image of Open Cluster NGC6939 and Spiral Galaxy NGC6946 on 2014 Nov 15th at 02:58 UTC.  It is a stack of 47 frames with each exposure 30secs, at ISO 400 on a Nikon D800 in full frame mode.  The telescope was a Sky-watcher 200PDS with coma corrector on an HEQ5 Pro mount, unguided.  Conditions: Clear sky with traces of thin cloud. Seeing moderate but variable. Processed in Pix Insight and finished in Ps ACR CS6.

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