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Resolution: 3288x2484

Date: July 23, 2017

Frames: 32

Focal length: 480

Astrometry.net job: 1667123

RA center: 10.678 degrees

DEC center: 41.272 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.279 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.441 degrees

Field radius: 1.304 degrees

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A few more shots of Andromeda galaxy, 2.5 million light years from my patio.
The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, M31, or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 780 kiloparsecs from Earth. It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts.

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