NGC 6946, sometimes referred to as the Fireworks Galaxy, is a face-on intermediate spiral galaxy with a small bright nucleus, whose location in the sky straddles the boundary between the northern constellations of Cepheus and Cygnus.
Imaged in my backyard observatory with a Meade16″ LX200 @ f 6.3 with ZWOASI071 MC Pro camera, Stellarvue Access 80mm guide scope with Sbig St-i guider. Pixinsight EZ Suite.
Gilbert, AZ 10/1/2021
1hr 36m exposure