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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

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Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 31, 2021
Frames:
IDAS LPS-D3 2": 291×180(14h 33′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
14h 33′
Darks:
30
Flats:
30
Bias:
30
Avg. Moon age:
24.73 days
Avg. Moon phase:
23.89%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Mean SQM:
19.90
Temperature:
-5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 5178052

RA center: 00h42m46s.3

DEC center: +41°1702

Pixel scale: 4.677 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.322 degrees

Field radius: 1.497 degrees

Resolution: 1920x1274

File size: 1.6 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Quite happy with how this turned out, please critique the processing as I'm still very much learning.  Thanks for looking!

My longest time on a galaxy!

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Description: Revised to tone the core down a bit. This core is difficult to work with !

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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

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