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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205
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M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            Insight Observatory
M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy

M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 718x721

Dates:Oct. 4, 2018

Frames:
Baader Blue: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Green: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Luminance: 1x600" bin 2x2
Baader Red: 1x600" bin 2x2

Integration: 0.7 hours

Darks: ~1

Flats: ~1

Avg. Moon age: 24.41 days

Avg. Moon phase: 26.90%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 1.00

Astrometry.net job: 2321981

RA center: 10.689 degrees

DEC center: 41.279 degrees

Pixel scale: 6.864 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 182.861 degrees

Field radius: 0.970 degrees

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: SkyPi Online Observatory

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31 or NGC 224, is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light-years from Earth, and the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.

Imaged on Insight Observatory's Astronomical Telescope for Educational Outreach (ATEO-1).

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M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

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