The Fireworks Galaxy, also known as NGC 6946, Caldwell 12, UGC 11597, PGC 65001 & Arp 29, is an Intermediate Spiral Galaxy located inside The Cepheus Constellation & The Cygnus Constellation. A Intermediate Spiral Galaxy is a blend of Barred Spiral Galaxy and a Regular Spiral Galaxy. Caldwell 12 is 25.2 Million Light Years from Earth. The Fireworks Galaxy has a diameter of 40,000 Light Years & a radius of 20,000 Light Years.
Profile of Fireworks Galaxy
NGC 6946 was discovered in September of 1798 by German-Born British Astronomer William Herschel. The Fireworks Galaxy has a bit under 100 Billion Stars and 10 Supernovae. The Supernovae in The Fireworks Galaxy are SN 1917A, SN 1939C, SN 1948B, SN 1968D, SN 1969P, SN 1980K, SN 2002hh, SN 2004et,SN 2008S, and SN 2017eaw. Multiple weird astronomical objects hath been observed within The Fireworks Galaxy, which includes The Red Ellipse along one of the northern arms that is similar to a super bubble or a colossal Supernova remnant.
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