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Andromeda Galaxy (30 Frame Mosaic), 



    
        

            KuriousGeorge
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Andromeda Galaxy (30 Frame Mosaic)

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD

Imaging cameras: QSI 660 WSG

Mounts: G-11

Guiding cameras: Lodestar X2

Focal reducers: Celestron 0.7X

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  PHD Guiding 2  ·  Astronomy Tools Actions Set V1.6  ·  Maxim DL6  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon 1.25" L  ·  Astrodon 1.25" R  ·  Astrodon 1.25" B  ·  Astrodon 1.25" G

Accessory: Starizona MicroTouch Autofocuser  ·  Bahtinov Mask


Dates:Sept. 5, 2015

Frames:LRGB: 600x120" -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 20.0 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Flat darks: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 22.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 49.07%


Astrometry.net job: 3428465

RA center: 0h 42' 41"

DEC center: +41° 16' 31"

Pixel scale: 0.637 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 90.002 degrees

Field radius: 1.279 degrees


Resolution: 10556x9898

Locations: Home, Rancho Santa Fe, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Complete re-processing using Caltech's Astronomical Mosaic Engine (Montage). Less artifacts enables more stretching. Equalizing intensities would allow even more.

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Andromeda Galaxy (30 Frame Mosaic), 



    
        

            KuriousGeorge