Contains: NGC 891
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NGC 891

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens: Celestron Edge HD 14

Imaging camera: Apogee U16M

Mount: CGE Pro

Guiding camera: Point Grey Flea3

Software: photoshopMaxim DLBliss MetaGuideAndre Paquette Custom

Filter: Baader LRGB 2" square

Resolution: 3492x3192

Dates: Nov. 13, 2012

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 29.03 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.28% job: 105216

RA center: 35.636 degrees

DEC center: 42.348 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.480 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 176.608 degrees

Field radius: 0.315 degrees

Locations: Barred Owl Observatory, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada


NGC 891, an edge-on spiral galaxy in Andromeda.

Taken with Edge HD14 and U16m.
Guided with Flea3, Monster Moag, and MetaGuide.
The image is composed of:
4.75 hours of red,
4 hours of green, and
5.5 hours of blue.
A mix of exposure times were used ranging from 15 to 30 minutes.

Processing was with my custom software and Photoshop.




Sky plot

Sky plot


NGC 891, apaquette