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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 Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

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M31 Andromeda Galaxy

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Resolution: 3786x2616

Dates:June 22, 2019

Frames: 34x45"

Integration: 0.4 hours

Avg. Moon age: 19.55 days

Avg. Moon phase: 76.23%

Astrometry.net job: 2877129

RA center: 10.684 degrees

DEC center: 41.258 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.212 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.149 degrees

Field radius: 1.414 degrees

Data source: Traveller

Description

Had to stay up til 3am to image this baby! First attempt on Andromeda, fun target.

34x45" subs, 4 darks/bias/flats. Shot at iso400, bortle 2-3 zone (Spruce Knob).

Used Adobe Lightroom to remove CA, Photoshop for gradient removal and Pixinsight for noise reduction/background neutralization.

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Slight crop, composite image.

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2x Drizzle edit, cropped. Added some more frames from my backyard for this stack, 1hr 7m exposure time (mixture of iso 400 and 800 subs, 45 sec subs).

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M31 Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

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