Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
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M31

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Tamron 500 mm f/8 55BB
Imaging Cameras
Pentax K-5 IIs non astromod.
Mounts
iOptron SkyTracker
Software
Adobe PHOTOSHOP CS6

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 18, 2017
Frames:
19x124" (39' 16")
Integration:
39' 16"
Avg. Moon age:
28.28 days
Avg. Moon phase:
1.75%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2220300

RA center: 00h42m22s.6

DEC center: +41°0751

Pixel scale: 4.019 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.070 degrees

Field radius: 1.437 degrees

Resolution: 2048x1560

Locations: Blue Mound State Park, Blue Mounds, Wisconsin, United States

Data source: Traveller

Description

M31 and its companions. Probably my best effort with the Tamron 500mm and iOptron SkyTracker.

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Description: Same image, but stars reduced with a Minimum filter in PS and the final result Stamp-Visible-ed to a new raster image, that duplicated, and the top copy set to Screen blend mode for better contrast and color.

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