Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224  ·  The star 32And  ·  The star νAnd
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The Great Andromeda Galaxy - Reprocessed, 



    
        

            Gabriel R. Santos (grsotnas)
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The Great Andromeda Galaxy - Reprocessed

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            Gabriel R. Santos (grsotnas)
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The Great Andromeda Galaxy - Reprocessed

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 650D / Rebel T4i

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Software: Fitswork4 Fitswork 4.4.7  ·  DeepSkyColors Hasta La Vista Green  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  Adobe Lightroom CC 2015  ·  Nik Collection

Accessory: Manfrotto 496 RC2 Ball Head


Dates:July 27, 2015

Frames: 14x120" (28') ISO800

Integration: 28'

Darks: 20

Bias: 20

Avg. Moon age: 10.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 81.18%

Mean FWHM: 3.70

Temperature: 7.90


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1702426

RA center: 00h42m43s.4

DEC center: +41°1340

Pixel scale: 12.837 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 262.026 degrees

Field radius: 3.857 degrees


Resolution: 1800x1200

Locations: Sítio, Cristina, MG, Brazil

Description

Reprocessed version of my 2015 image (Original: http://astrob.in/212377/E/)

What do you think? I think it looks quite good for less than half an hour of integration time! Now waiting for this year's oportunity to recapture this amazing object....

*Please check the full image 1800px - resized from original)*

Constructive criticism, comments and suggestions are more than welcome in the comments section. Thank's for taking your time to look at this image.

Taken from Rural Skies (Bortle 3-4; NELM ~6.2; SQM ~21.6*calculated), from Cristina, MG, Brazil (22ºS latitude).

Date and Time: July 27th, 2015, at 3h (UTC-3, start of capture)

Camera: Unmodded Canon T4i/650D, at ISO 800

Lens: Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8, operated at 200mm f/3.5

Mount: Sky-Watcher HEQ5, tracking, unguided

Exposure Detail: 12x120s (total 24min)

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The Great Andromeda Galaxy - Reprocessed, 



    
        

            Gabriel R. Santos (grsotnas)