Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
M31 Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stamatis Paraschakis
M31 Andromeda Galaxy
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M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Explorer PDS 130/650 f/5

Imaging cameras: Canon 600D Baader Mod

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher Finder/Guider 9x50

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MC

Focal reducers: SkyWatcher Coma Corrector (x0.9)

Software: PHD2  ·  BackyardEOS  ·  Pleiades Astrophoto PixInsight  ·  Deep Sky Stacker


Dates:Nov. 15, 2015

Frames:
60x150" ISO1600
20x20" ISO1600

Integration: 2.6 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 3.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 13.70%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1402298

RA center: 0h 42' 39"

DEC center: +41° 18' 14"

Pixel scale: 1.508 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 250.731 degrees

Field radius: 1.285 degrees


Resolution: 5140x3350

Locations: Agios Panteleimonas, Athens, Attica, Greece

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is my first ever astrophoto, reprocessed a year after it was captured with much better skills (i hope!).

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M31 Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Stamatis Paraschakis

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