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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205
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Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Israel Barbosa de...
Andromeda Galaxy

Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 5200x3462

Dates:July 17, 2015

Frames:
9x180" ISO800
1x300" ISO800

Integration: 0.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 2.10%

Astrometry.net job: 708128

RA center: 10.703 degrees

DEC center: 41.255 degrees

Orientation: 179.869 degrees

Field radius: 0.954 degrees

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs (2.5 million light-years; 2.4×1019 km) from Earth, and is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way. The two galaxies are expected to collide in 3.75 billion years, eventually merging to form a giant elliptical galaxy or perhaps a large disk galaxy.

Number of stars 1 trillion (1012)
Apparent dimensions (V) 190′ × 60′
Apparent magnitude (V) 3.44

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

This image was captured during the 8th Brazilian Meeting of Astrophotography.
(15°17’16”S 48°18’34”W)

Technical data
ISO 800, total exposure time of 32 min (9 subs 180s + 1 sub 300s); darks applied.

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