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

Image of the day 10/15/2016

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    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal
    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: ASA10N-OK3 10" f/3.6 Newtonian Astrograph

    Imaging cameras: Moravian Instruments G3-16200

    Mounts: ASA Astrosysteme DDM 60 Pro

    Focal reducers: ASA Wynne 3" Corrector 0.95x

    Software: stellarium 0.12.4  ·  APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  DC-3 Dreams PinPoint Astrometric Engine  ·  ASA Autoslew, Sequence, MLTP  ·  PixInsight, Photoshop, Deep Sky Stacker, Stellarium, Autoslew, Sequence, Maxim DL5, PinPoint

    Filters: Baader Planetarium LRGB 50.4 mm

    Accessory: Moravian Instrument External Filter Wheel 7 x 50mm

    Dates:Oct. 5, 2016

    Frames: 477x60"

    Integration: 8.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 4.04 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 17.38%

    Basic astrometry details job: 1272459

    RA center: 0h 42' 48"

    DEC center: +41° 16' 51"

    Pixel scale: 1.358 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: -91.863 degrees

    Field radius: 1.043 degrees

    Resolution: 4359x3411

    Locations: OL Sternwarte / OL observatory, Oldenburg, Niedersachsen, Germany


    Aufnahmeort / location: Oldenburg
    24.09.2016 - 05.10.2016

    Aufnahmedaten / exposure data:

    R => 169x60 sec. bin1x1
    G => 152x60 sec. bin1x1
    B => 156x60 sec. bin1x1



    Thomas Westphal
    License: Attribution-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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    M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Thomas Westphal