NGC 6951 and some IFN

NGC 6951 (also catalogued as NGC 6952) is a barred spiral galaxy located in the constellation Cepheus. It is located at a distance of about 70 million light-years from Earth, which, given its apparent dimensions, means that NGC 6951 is about 100,000 light-years across. The galaxy is viewed through the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN). The residual light of our galaxy illuminates this faint nebula of brownish molecular clouds.

NGC 6951

Telescope: 16″ f3.75 Dream Scope
Camera: FLI ML16803
Mount: ASA DDM85
Exposure: 8.2 hours (51x300s L + 3x16x300s RGB)
Date: June 2019
Location: Southern Alps, France

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