NGC6946 Spiral Galaxy

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NGC 6946 Spiral Galaxy
Date(s) taken: 10 October, 2001
Site: Backyard in
Castro Valley, Ca.

Telescope Configuration: Takahashi FSQ106 piggybacked atop a Celestron CM1400 on AP1200GOTO mount.

Image Specifics:
      -LRGB (1x Clear @300 seconds, 1x Red, Green @600 seconds, 1x Blue @960 seconds)
Takahashi FSQ 106 (F = 530mm, f/5)
SBIG ST7E NABG with CFW8 Color Filter Wheel, Imager at -15 C.
AP1200GTO Selfguided via ST7E
CCDSOFT v5 used for image capture, Photoshop 5.5 used for LRGB combine