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Contains:  Andromeda galaxy, Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, M110, M31, M32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224, NGC206
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M31, Andromeda Galaxy (HaLRGB), 


            Ruben Barbosa
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M31, Andromeda Galaxy (HaLRGB)

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Physics RH305

Imaging camera:SBIG STX16803

Software:Maxim DL, Gimp

Blue: 33x300"
Green: 44x300"
Red: 45x300"

Integration: 10.2 hours job: 3177865

RA center: 0h 42' 35"

DEC center: +41° 14' 27"

Pixel scale: 1.660 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 94.561 degrees

Field radius: 1.046 degrees

Resolution: 3553x2820

Data source: Public amateur data


* Image Acquisition LRGB by the staff at Deep Sky West Remote Observatory (
* Image Acquisition H-alpha: Zoso.
* Processing: Ruben Barbosa.
* Distance: 2.65 Mly.

Andromeda is a spiral galaxy located about 2.5 million light-years away from Earth in the direction of the Andromeda constellation. It is the closest to the Milky Way and can be observed with the naked eye depending on the atmospheric conditions. It is estimated to contain about 500 billion stars and is on a collision course with our galaxy. Computer simulations show that star collisions will be rare, revealing how far apart they are from each other.



Ruben Barbosa
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  • M31, Andromeda Galaxy (HaLRGB), 


            Ruben Barbosa
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    M31, Andromeda Galaxy (HaLRGB), 


            Ruben Barbosa

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M31, Andromeda Galaxy (HaLRGB), 


            Ruben Barbosa