Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy  M110,  and M32, 



    
        

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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy  M110,  and M32
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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy M110, and M32

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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy  M110,  and M32, 



    
        

            RonAdams
M31 the Andromeda Galaxy  M110,  and M32
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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy M110, and M32

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Orion ED80 APO F/7.5

Imaging cameras: Nikon D5300 DSLR Nikon

Mounts: Orion SkyView Pro Equatorial

Software: Fitswork4  ·  Digicam, Deep Sky Stacker, Gimp, Photoscape


Dates:Feb. 25, 2017

Frames:
30x180" (1h 30') ISO1600
20x90" (30') ISO1600

Integration: 2h

Darks: 10

Bias: 10

Avg. Moon age: 28.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.52%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1472405

RA center: 00h42m22s.3

DEC center: +41°3130

Pixel scale: 1.348 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -104.297 degrees

Field radius: 1.354 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1218

Description

I intended on imaging another object last night. However as I was looking around checking the

condition of the sky I noticed that Cassiopeia, Pegasus, and the Triangulum constellations

were getting lower in the sky and that soon they would be gone for this season. The last time

I imaged M31 was on 9-29-16 so I decided to image it. Also I've not imaged M31 with my

Nikon D5300 so I thought it might be nice to see how the camera does with this object. M31 is a fun object to image and also to process. The sky was clear, relatively dark, and transparent

last night and all of my images were usable. With all of that said this is my most recent

attempt at imaging M31. Enjoy.

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M31 the Andromeda Galaxy  M110,  and M32, 



    
        

            RonAdams