NGC 6951 Galaxy (aka NGC 6952)


Bob Franke

Chino Valley, Arizona USA

12.5″ RCOS Ritchey-Chrétien
SBIG STL-11000 camera
AstroDon LRGB filters
Paramount ME mount

NGC 6951 is face-on Seyfert Type II galaxy in the constellation Cepheus. At a distance of about 75 million light-years, the galaxy is viewed through the Integrated Flux Nebula (IFN). The residual light of our galaxy illuminates this faint nebula. The galaxy is also cataloged as NGC 6952. The NED and Simbad databases label the galaxy as NGC 6951

Exposure data
Lum 750 minutes
RGB 150 minutes each