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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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8 parts Mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 2160x2500

Dates:July 10, 2018Aug. 9, 2018Sept. 10, 2018Sept. 11, 2018Sept. 17, 2018Oct. 4, 2018Oct. 5, 2018


Integration: 19.0 hours

Darks: ~24

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 16.34 days

Avg. Moon phase: 17.12%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Mean SQM: 20.70

Mean FWHM: 2.80

Temperature: 14.00 job: 2817838

RA center: 10.681 degrees

DEC center: 41.163 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.898 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 2.728 degrees

Field radius: 1.330 degrees

Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

Data source: Backyard


Oh boy...what a challenge. As crazy as my 12panel mosaic of the Veil Nebula Complex back in 2014:

Did not have the weather conditions to make it quick, so I had to do it from July to October!



Michael S.
License: None (All rights reserved)



Processed again, now using Astro Pixel Processor as one of its strengths is building mosaics (so they say). ;-)

Sky plot

Sky plot


8 parts Mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Michael S.