NGC 6946
The Fireworks Galaxy

NGC 6946 - The Fireworks Galaxy in Cepheus

by Bob and Janice Fera

Officina Stellare RC-360AST 14" f/8 Ritchey Chretien Cassegrain
with single-element Riccardi field flattener

Apogee Alta U16M CCD Camera

Astrodon Filters

LRGB Composite - 180:105:90:105 minutes

L:9x20m R:7x15m G:6x15m B:7x15m

Image acquired with CCDAutopilot

Processed in CCDstack and Adobe Photoshop

Taken July 2,3,4,6, 2010 from Eagle Ridge Observatory, Foresthill, CA


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