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Peeling Back Milky Way Stars to Reveal Andromeda, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble

Peeling Back Milky Way Stars to Reveal Andromeda

Technical card

Resolution: 4066x3047

Dates:Aug. 22, 2017Aug. 30, 2017Aug. 31, 2017Sept. 1, 2017

Frames:
Astrnomik CLS-CCD: 1235x30" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 133x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 101x60" -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 64x120" (gain: 201.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 103x60" -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 18.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~50

Bias: ~250

Avg. Moon age: 7.18 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.43%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.40

Astrometry.net job: 2585593

Locations: Backyard Red Zone Observatory, Taylor, MI, Michigan, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

What the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) would look like without the stars of our Milky Way in the way.

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Douglas J Struble
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            Douglas J Struble
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    Peeling Back Milky Way Stars to Reveal Andromeda, 





    
        

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    D

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Tried to add some noise to that background to make it a bit more natural.

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Peeling Back Milky Way Stars to Reveal Andromeda, 





    
        

            Douglas J Struble