M31 The Andromeda Galaxy from GSSP, 



    
        

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M31 The Andromeda Galaxy from GSSP

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen ed80sf

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300

Mounts: Orion Sirius EQ-G Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST80 Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Software: adobe photoshop cs2  ·  Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5


Dates:June 28, 2014

Frames:
6x120" ISO400
18x420" ISO800

Integration: 2.3 hours

Darks: ~4

Bias: ~60

Avg. Moon age: 1.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.29%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 2.00


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 308774


Resolution: 5971x3989

Description

This was my main project at the Golden State Star Party this year. Gotta love dark skies!

I'm really proud of how my color turned out here, as well as how sharp the stars are. If I could fix one thing it would be to get the field falttener to, well, flatten.

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