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M31 (Andromeda galaxy), 


            Jorge Buzzi
M31 (Andromeda galaxy)
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M31 (Andromeda galaxy)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Optical Guidance Systems 32" Ritchey-Chretien

Imaging cameras: SBIG STL 11000M

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight LE  ·  Adobe PhotoShop CS 3

Blue B: 5x1200" (1h 40') bin 1x1
Green G: 5x1200" (1h 40') bin 1x1
Luminance L: 5x3600" (5h) bin 1x1
Red R: 5x1200" (1h 40') bin 1x1

Integration: 10h

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 809403

RA center: 0h 42' 46"

DEC center: +41° 14' 42"

Orientation: -20.573 degrees

Field radius: 2.352 degrees

Resolution: 620x413


This is my first M31. Not bad, but it's quite improvable.

Image Acquisition by Jim Misti and Steve Mazlin.



  • M31 (Andromeda galaxy), 


            Jorge Buzzi
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    M31 (Andromeda galaxy), 


            Jorge Buzzi

Sky plot

Sky plot


M31 (Andromeda galaxy), 


            Jorge Buzzi