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Messier 31, Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Vixen ED80SF

Imaging camera: Canon 550D

Mount: CELESTRON CG5-GT

Guiding telescope or lens: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding camera: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducer: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors

Software: PixInsightPHD GuidingO'Telescope BackyardEOS

Resolution: 3121x2079

Dates: Sept. 13, 2013

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.70 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.40%

Astrometry.net job: 83782

RA center: 10.714 degrees

DEC center: 41.268 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.472 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -9.423 degrees

Field radius: 1.288 degrees

Description

Data acquired on 2013-09-13

Image details:
23x300s ISO800
Calibrated with dark, flat, and bias frames

Equipment:
Vixen ED80sf 80mm APO refractor
Celestron CG-5 ASGT mount
Orion SSAG autoguider + 50mm guide scope
Canon T2i 550D DSLR (Baader IR modded)
Orion Field Flattener

Software:
Image acquisition with BackyardEOS
Guiding with PHD
Calibration/alignment/integration and post-processing with PixInsight

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Cory Schmitz
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