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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205, The star 32And
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my first decent m31, 





    
        

            Matt Fulghum
my first decent m31

my first decent m31

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Astro-Tech AT72ED

Imaging camera:Nikon D600

Mount:Celestron AdvancedVX

Guiding telescope or lens:Orion 30mm Ultra-Mini Guide Scope

Guiding camera:ZWO Optical ASI290MC

Focal reducer:Orion 0.8x Focal Reducer

Software:AstrotortillaStarToolsSirilBackyard NikonPHD2 Guiding Phd 2.6.3

Resolution: 3696x2486

Dates:July 4, 2017

Frames: 182x30"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 10.56 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.28%

Astrometry.net job: 1643556

RA center: 10.358 degrees

DEC center: 41.264 degrees

Pixel scale: 3.638 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.341 degrees

Field radius: 2.251 degrees

Locations: Home, Northport, AL, United States

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processed solely with siril. Still got some gradients it's having trouble with, but it recovered more detail than ST.

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One more try with siril. Still not entirely happy with the background, but it's the best I've managed so far.

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my first decent m31, 





    
        

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