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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224
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Messier 31, Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Cory Schmitz
Messier 31, Andromeda Galaxy
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Messier 31, Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen ED80SF

Imaging cameras: Canon 550D


Guiding telescopes or lenses: Vixen Finderscope 9x50

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot AutoGuider

Focal reducers: Orion Field Flattener for Short Refractors

Software: PHD Guiding  ·  PixInsight  ·  Binary Rivers Backyard EOS

Dates:Sept. 13, 2013

Integration: 0.0 hours

Avg. Moon age: 8.24 days

Avg. Moon phase: 59.09%

Basic astrometry details job: 83782

RA center: 0h 42' 51"

DEC center: +41° 16' 4"

Pixel scale: 2.472 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -9.423 degrees

Field radius: 1.288 degrees

Resolution: 3121x2079


Data acquired on 2013-09-13

Image details:
23x300s ISO800
Calibrated with dark, flat, and bias frames

Vixen ED80sf 80mm APO refractor
Celestron CG-5 ASGT mount
Orion SSAG autoguider + 50mm guide scope
Canon T2i 550D DSLR (Baader IR modded)
Orion Field Flattener

Image acquisition with BackyardEOS
Guiding with PHD
Calibration/alignment/integration and post-processing with PixInsight



Cory Schmitz
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons

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Messier 31, Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Cory Schmitz