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Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden

Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy

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Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden

Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7
Imaging Cameras
QHY163M
Mounts
Celestron CGE Pro
Filters
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 · Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm · Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm · Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm
Accessories
QHYCCD OAG-M · Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser · Feathertouch 2" focuser · QHYCCD QHY CCD Filter Wheel 7 x 36mm · QHYCCD Polemaster
Software
Seqence Generator Pro · PHD2 Guiding · Photoshop CC 2017 · Astro Pixel Processor
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7
Guiding Cameras
Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 24, 2019 ·  Oct. 27, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Lum Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 90x30" (45') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen2 36mm: 50x60" (50') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance H-alpha 5 nm 36mm: 30x180" (1h 30') (gain: 120.00) -20C bin 1x1
Integration:
4h 45'
Darks:
49
Flats:
60
Bias:
100
Avg. Moon age:
27.08 days
Avg. Moon phase:
9.48%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3027992

Resolution: 4582x3493

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Comments

Revisions

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Description: Added 90 minutes of Ha data

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Description: I used the excellent StarNet ++ tool to remove the stars. A stunning view of Andromeda as it would appear from outside of our galaxy!

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Histogram

Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Eric Walden