Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  M 32  ·  NGC 221
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M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area
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M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area

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M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area, 



    
        

            Mike Oates
M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area
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M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Takahashi FSQ-106 ED
Imaging Cameras
Starlight Xpress SX-814 Trius Monochrome CCD
Mounts
Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ6 GT
Filters
Astrodon 3nm OIII · Red · Green · Blue · Ha 3nm
Accessories
Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System · Starlight Xpress SX 'Maxi wheel' · Starlight Instruments FTF3545B-A Focuser
Software
Sequence Generator Pro · Photoshop CS6 · PIXINSIGHT 1.8
Guiding Cameras
Starlight-XPress Lodestar Autoguider

Acquisition details

Dates:
Nov. 25, 2016
Frames:
Astrodon 3nm OIII: 11x1800" (5h 30') bin 1x1
Blue: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Blue: 24x600" (4h) bin 1x1
Green: 16x300" (1h 20') bin 1x1
Green: 21x600" (3h 30') bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 1x1800" (30') bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 1x600" (10') bin 1x1
Ha 3nm: 34x900" (8h 30') bin 1x1
Red: 14x300" (1h 10') bin 1x1
Red: 30x600" (5h) bin 1x1
Integration:
30h 50'
Avg. Moon age:
25.95 days
Avg. Moon phase:
13.81%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
8.00
Mean SQM:
18.50

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1768996

RA center: 00h40m09s.8

DEC center: +40°3151

Pixel scale: 1.027 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 359.961 degrees

Field radius: 0.872 degrees

Resolution: 4630x3992

Locations: The Hills Observatory, Manchester, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard

Description

Just the southern part of M31, at this scale I would need 9 panels!

Taken over 3 years from 20140826 to 20161125

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M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) Southern Area, 



    
        

            Mike Oates