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Andromeda Galaxy - 10/9/2010

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV105

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Mounts: Takahashi EM-200 Temma2

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion ST 80

Guiding cameras: QHYCCD QHY9M

Software: PHD guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro  ·  PixInsight  ·  Nebulosity

Filters: Astronomik B Type IIc  ·  Astronomik G Type IIc  ·  Astronomik R Type IIc  ·  Ha


Dates:Oct. 8, 2010

Frames:
Astronomik B Type IIc: 12x600" -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik G Type IIc: 12x600" -15C bin 1x1
Ha: 6x1200" -15C bin 1x1
Astronomik R Type IIc: 12x600" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 8.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.82 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.76%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 105223


Resolution: 1920x1478

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy is part of the same "Local Group" of galaxies to which our own Milky Way belongs. This galaxy lies some 2.5 million light years distant. This is the largest galaxy in the local group and is estimated to have over 1 trillion stars (our galaxy contains a mere 300 billion).

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