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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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First light of M31 - second image, 


            Gebhard Maurer
First light of M31 - second image

First light of M31 - second image

Technical card

Resolution: 4955x3115

Dates:Aug. 9, 2019

Frames: 70x180"

Integration: 3.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 9.16 days

Avg. Moon phase: 68.42% job: 2860170

RA center: 10.683 degrees

DEC center: 41.269 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.151 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 71.797 degrees

Field radius: 1.749 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Raglitz, Niederösterreich, Austria

Data source: Traveller


This is my second image with my new equipment and my first try of M31. It was captured during 2 nights with half moon, so not the best time. My main problem is, that all my stars are to big. I don't know why. Also the FWHM values are between 5 and 10. Any ideas?



Gebhard Maurer
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First light of M31 - second image, 


            Gebhard Maurer