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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205, The star νAnd
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M31, The Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Steve Cooper
M31, The Andromeda Galaxy

M31, The Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Borg 71FL

Imaging camera:QSI 683 wsg-5


Guiding camera:Loadestar

Software:PixInsight 1.8MaxIm DL Pro 6

Filter:Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2

Resolution: 1649x1242

Dates:Oct. 17, 2015

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 21x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 18x600" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum: 18x900" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 20x600" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.3 hours

Avg. Moon age: 4.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.93% job: 1498183

RA center: 0h 42' 41"

DEC center: +41° 18' 0"

Pixel scale: 7.625 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 1.048 degrees

Field radius: 2.186


M31, The Andromeda Galaxy

QSI 683wsg Camera and Borg 71 FL telescope at f/4. AP 900 mount. SX Loadstar autoguiding camera. Astrodon LRGB filter set.
18 X 15 min Lum, 20 X 10 min Red, 18 X 10 min Green, and 21 X 10 min Blue. Bin 1X1.
Sensor temp @ -20 deg. Frames acquired with MaxIm DL 6, calibrated in CCD Stack2, and processed using PixInsight.
Stardust Ranch, Okeechobee FL



Steve Cooper
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M31, The Andromeda Galaxy, 


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  • M31, The Andromeda Galaxy, 


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M31, The Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Steve Cooper