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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Andromeda Galaxy - M31

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Andromeda Galaxy - M31, 



    
        

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Andromeda Galaxy - M31
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Andromeda Galaxy - M31

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: HyperStar C6

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI183MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron AVX

Software: SharpCap Pro 3.2  ·  PixInsight 1.8

Filters: Optolong L-Pro 2"


Frames: 85x15" (21' 15")

Integration: 21' 15"


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 2394912

RA center: 0h 42' 49"

DEC center: +41° 15' 21"

Pixel scale: 1.726 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 196.303 degrees

Field radius: 1.300 degrees


Resolution: 1824x1482

Data source: Backyard

Description

I used SharpCap to live-stack 15-second images of M31, and then took the raw stack into PixInsight for post editing. What's really cool about this image is that it was taken next to a gas station on a busy street. There are better images out there, but I was really surprised with how well this came out considering the poor conditions so I had to share.

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Andromeda Galaxy - M31, 



    
        

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