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

Image of the day 10/29/2015

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    M31 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory, 





    
        

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    M31 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

    M31 - Deep Sky West Remote Observatory

    Technical card

    Resolution: 3271x2434

    Dates:Oct. 25, 2015

    Frames:
    Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 28x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x120" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 8x300" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Luminance Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 16x900" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 24x900" bin 1x1

    Integration: 21.9 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 12.45 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 94.07%

    Astrometry.net job: 825218

    RA center: 0h 43' 21"

    DEC center: +41° 21' 50"

    Pixel scale: 2.096 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -15.659 degrees

    Field radius: 1.187

    Locations: Deep Sky West Remote Obsevatory (DSW), Rowe, New Mexico, United States

    Description

    First image of M31 in 2-3 years, and first attempt from Deep Sky West. I need a bigger FOV! Color calibration on this thing is hard...maybe because it's a very close galaxy and so varied the imagers has many more choices? ...I don't know.

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    License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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