Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
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            Christopher Maier
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Imaging cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1AP GTO with GTOCP3

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Astro-Physics 130EDFGT

Guiding cameras: SBIG STT 8300M

Software: PixInsight 1.8 Processing  ·  The SkyX Pro Camera/Telescope software

Filters: Astrodon Series 2 LRGB  ·  SII 3nm  ·  Astrodon Ha 3nm TruColor

Accessory: FLI Atlas focuser  ·  SBIG AO-8T Adaptive Optics

Dates:Oct. 23, 2015

Frames: 60x300"

Integration: 5.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.19 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.12%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 834311

RA center: 0h 42' 25"

DEC center: +41° 15' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.348 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -0.316 degrees

Field radius: 0.694 degrees

Resolution: 620x440

Locations: Maier Observatory, San Antonio , Texas, United States


Andromeda First image after new Observatory built to test equipment. Need bigger chip...


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            Christopher Maier