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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221
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M31 - core details, only 45mins of tot. integr., 


            Gianni Cerrato
M31 - core details, only 45mins of tot. integr.

M31 - core details, only 45mins of tot. integr.

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Tecnosky APO Triplet 130/910 mm

Imaging camera:Canon / CentralDS EOS Astro 50D

Mount:Sky-Watcher EQ6 Pro

Guiding telescope or lens:TecnoSky 80/600

Guiding camera:lacerta mgen2

Focal reducer:TecnoSky Flattener 2"

Resolution: 2500x1665

Dates:July 17, 2015July 18, 2015

5x300" ISO1600
5x200" ISO3200

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~5

Flats: ~5

Avg. Moon age: 1.83 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.98%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Temperature: 8.50 job: 1753155

RA center: 10.594 degrees

DEC center: 41.152 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.775 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 197.007 degrees

Field radius: 0.741 degrees

Locations: Cugn di Goria - Colle di Sampeyre, Sampeyre, CN, Italy


might even say "the Eye" of Andromeda galaxy
taken on the western Alps in Italy @Cugn di Goria - Colle di Sampeyre, Piedmont, Italy few days ago.

Unfortunately, before the dawn, and the day after the batteries have allowed us to do just "only 45 minutes" of total integration time on the core of M31, in my mind is still in the works for a year, the panorama of the galaxy in three panel , Gasp :-\



Gianni Cerrato
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

Sky plot

Sky plot


M31 - core details, only 45mins of tot. integr., 


            Gianni Cerrato

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