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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205
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The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Trevor Jones
The Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Explore Scientific ED80 APO Triplet

Imaging camera:Canon XSi (450D)

Mount:Celestron CG5 Advanced GT

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 50 mm Guide Scope

Guiding camera:Meade DSI 2 Pro

Focal reducer:William Optics Field Flattener III

Filter:IDAS LPS

Resolution: 1825x1200

Dates:July 20, 2012

Frames: 47x210"

Integration: 2.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.89%

Astrometry.net job: 1514724

RA center: 10.635 degrees

DEC center: 41.263 degrees

Pixel scale: 5.670 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -82.834 degrees

Field radius: 1.720 degrees

Description

Here is an oldy! This was captured using my now retired Explore Scientific ED80 on a Celestron CG-5. I shot this while camping in late July of 2012. It was a memorable night, I remember falling asleep next to the telescope as my stock 450d continued to fire away.

Recently reprocessed.

Total Integrated Exposure Time: 2 Hour 46 Minutes
47 x 210" exposures @ ISO 1600
Stack with Darks Only in DSS
Processing in Adobe Photoshop

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The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Trevor Jones