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 - Andromeda Galaxy
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO 8" f/8 RC

Imaging cameras: QSI 683wsg-8

Mounts: 10 Micron GM2000 QCI

Guiding cameras: Lodestar

Focal reducers: Astro-Physics CCDT67 reducer

Software: PIXINSIGHT 1.8  ·  Adobe Photoshop CS5


Dates:Oct. 30, 2014

Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x900" bin 2x2
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x900" bin 2x2
Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 60x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 42x900" bin 2x2

Integration: 46.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 42.97%

Mean FWHM: 2.80


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 500106

RA center: 0h 42' 47"

DEC center: +41° 16' 44"

Orientation: -177.210 degrees

Field radius: 1.274 degrees


Resolution: 6201x6877

Locations: AstroCamp remote observatory, Nerpio, Spain

Description

In collaboration with my friends Alberto, Fabio and Samuele. (4 September - 30 October 2014)
This is a 6-panels mosaic, at full resolution. I produced 3 versions of the final processed image, with different degree of color saturation.

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