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Image of the day 01/27/2017

    Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

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    Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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    Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy

    Image of the day 01/27/2017

      Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            ruediger
      Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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      Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy

      Equipment

      Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
      APM LZOS 130/780 f/6 LW CNC II 130mm APO
      Imaging Cameras
      ATIK ONE 9 M
      Mounts
      Avalon Linear FR
      Filters
      IDAS LPS D1 · Baader Planetarium RGB 1.25'' · Baader Planetarium Ha 1.25 7 Nm
      Accessories
      Optec FocusLynx · Riccardi-Reducer 0,75x Reducer 0,75x

      Acquisition details

      Dates:
      Aug. 25, 2016
      Frames:
      Integration:
      0
      Avg. Moon age:
      22.52 days
      Avg. Moon phase:
      46.08%

      Basic astrometry details

      Astrometry.net job: 1409415

      RA center: 00h42m30s.0

      DEC center: +41°1640

      Pixel scale: 1.787 arcsec/pixel

      Orientation: 270.061 degrees

      Field radius: 1.792 degrees

      Resolution: 5535x4635

      Data source: Backyard

      Description

      The Andromeda Galaxy is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way and was often referred to as the Great Andromeda Nebula in older texts (source: wikipedia)

      This is a 3x2 mosaic taken with an APM LZOS 130/780 with 0,75 Riccardi Reducer mounted on Avalon Linear. ATIK ONE 9.0 with Baader RGB , 7nm Ha and IDAS LPS-D1.

      Approx. 2h L, 50min Ha and 45 min R/G/B for each panel.

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      Messier 31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            ruediger