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Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224
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M31 First attempt, 


            Andy King
M31 First attempt
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M31 First attempt

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: William Optics GT81 APO WO GT-81 FF

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D (T2i) Canon T2i

Software: BackyardEOS  ·  PHD2

Accessory: william optics 50mm guide scope Guide Scope 50mm  ·  Orion Star Shoot Auto Guider Orion Starshoot Auto-Guider

Dates:Sept. 19, 2015

Frames: 10x240"

Integration: 0.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 5.60 days

Avg. Moon phase: 31.54%

Basic astrometry details job: 788898

RA center: 0h 42' 17"

DEC center: +41° 16' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.631 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -91.302 degrees

Field radius: 1.273 degrees

Resolution: 4950x2669


My very first attempt at M31 using my new GT81 and CGEM mount and Canon T2I



Andy King
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M31 First attempt, 


            Andy King