Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
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M31

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-85EDX  ·  Takahashi CCA-250

Imaging cameras: Apogee Aspen 16M  ·  QHY22  ·  Starlight Express Trius H694

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach 1 GTO  ·  Astro-Physics AP 1100 GTO

Focal reducers: Takahashi 645 Reducer QE 0.72X  ·  Takahashi QE .73x

Software: PixInsight  ·  Photoshop  ·  MaximDL 5

Filters: Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 LRGB Astrodon


Dates:Sept. 26, 2013Sept. 26, 2014

Frames:
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Blue: 40x300" (3h 20')
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Green: 40x300" (3h 20')
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Luminance: 75x300" (6h 15')
AstroDon Tru-Balance E-Series Red: 40x300" (3h 20')
Astrodon True Balance LRGB E-Series Gen2 LRGB Astrodon: 24x300" (2h)

Integration: 18h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 11.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 30.54%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 390952

RA center: 0h 42' 35"

DEC center: +41° 15' 14"

Orientation: -93.286 degrees

Field radius: 1.270 degrees


Resolution: 2472x2044

Description

Captured data at the 2014 Illinois Dark Sky Star Party and combined it with data taken exactly one year a go with the club's CCA-250. The CCA-250 data was captured at PSO, a facility of the Twin City Amateur Astronomers (TCAA)

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