Fireworks Galaxy – NGC 6946

Discovered in 1789 by William Herschel the Fireworks Galaxy in the Constellation Cygnus is relatively nearby at about 22.5 million light-years from earth. Over the years a number of supernovae have been observed in this galaxy. This photo is a combination of four ten minute photos taken with four different filters (luminosity, red, green, andContinue reading “Fireworks Galaxy – NGC 6946”