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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224
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Heart of Andromeda, 


            Chris Levitan
Heart of Andromeda

Heart of Andromeda

Technical card

Resolution: 950x630

Dates:Jan. 12, 2017

Frames: 15x300"

Integration: 1.2 hours

Avg. Moon age: 14.78 days

Avg. Moon phase: 100.00% job: 1408959

RA center: 10.683 degrees

DEC center: 41.268 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.105 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -23.426 degrees

Field radius: 0.333 degrees


Had to adapt and conquer last night as usual. I first tried for comet 2P/Encke but alas it was into the trees just and it was getting dark enough. I had to switch gears and target quickly before the full moon arose. Andromeda was the logical choice being straight above nice and high and bright. I quickly slewed refocused and started imaging. Let me know what you think.



Chris Levitan
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Sky plot

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Heart of Andromeda, 


            Chris Levitan