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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205, The star νAnd, The star 32And
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Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope, 





    
        

            Francisco
Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope

Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:TS IN ED 70/420

Imaging camera:Samsung NX500

Mount:Celestron CG-5

Focal reducer:TS F/0.8 Focal Reducer/Corrector

Software:Pisinsight 1.8Gimp 2.9

Resolution: 5838x3858

Dates:Oct. 21, 2016

Frames: 137x30"

Integration: 1.1 hours

Avg. Moon age: 20.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 64.35%

Astrometry.net job: 1436528

RA center: 10.869 degrees

DEC center: 41.183 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.255 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 116.459 degrees

Field radius: 2.191 degrees

Locations: Garaio, Maturana, Álava, Spain

Description

Pretty clear night in a moderately light pollution area. The Milky way was barely visible.

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License: Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike Creative Commons
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  • Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope, 





    
        

            Francisco
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    Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope, 





    
        

            Francisco
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New processing with more aggressive stretching and less aggressive noise reduction. The image looks a bit more noisy but more natural and with more structure. This new proccessing also has 137 lights instead of 92 because I relaxed the discard parameters.

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Andromeda galaxy M31 with my new telescope, 





    
        

            Francisco