Imaging telescope or lens: Skywatcher Explorer 200PDS
Imaging camera: QHYCCD QHY9M
Mount: Skywatcher NEQ6 PRO Synscan
Guiding telescope or lens: Skywatcher 9x50 finderscope
Guiding camera: QHYCCD QHY5L-IIc
Focal reducer: Baader MPCC Mk III
Dates: Nov. 21, 2017
Integration: 3.8 hours
Avg. Moon age: 2.71 days
Avg. Moon phase: 8.06%
Astrometry.net job: 1829436
RA center: 9.689 degrees
DEC center: 48.355 degrees
Pixel scale: 1.107 arcsec/pixel
Orientation: 348.923 degrees
Field radius: 0.446 degrees
Locations: Puolivälinkangas - Oulu, Oulu, Finland
It's been a lousy autumn, with less than a week of clear nights. This image took 6 sessions with clouds and technical problems. The target is a companion dwarf galaxy belonging to Andromeda, the distinguishing marks being the irregular, gigantic cloud belts around it.
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