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Contains:  Andromeda galaxy, Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, M110, M31, M32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224, NGC206
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M31: The Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Glenn Diekmann
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M31: The Andromeda Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Stellarvue SV80ST-25FT

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MM-C

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO CP4

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI174MM Mini

Focal reducers: Stellarvue SFF6-25

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto, S.L. PixInsight 1.8  ·  Adobe Lightroom Classic CC  ·  PHD2  ·  Starkeeper Software Voyager

Accessory: Starlight Instruments Focus Boss II  ·  Hercules OAG

Dates:Oct. 24, 2019

Astrodon Blue Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 80x60" (gain: 76.00) -10C
Astrodon Green Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 80x60" (gain: 76.00) -10C
Astrodon Luminance E-Series Gen 2: 483x30" (gain: 76.00) -10C
Astrodon Red Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2: 81x60" (gain: 76.00) -10C

Integration: 8.0 hours

Darks: ~50

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~200

Avg. Moon age: 25.37 days

Avg. Moon phase: 18.33%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 3.00 job: 3248154

RA center: 0h 42' 31"

DEC center: +41° 16' 33"

Pixel scale: 1.617 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.985 degrees

Field radius: 1.229 degrees

Resolution: 4400x3260

Locations: Nightfall Star Party, Borrego Springs, California, United States

Data source: Traveller


This image was taken at the Nightfall Star Party in Borrego Springs, California, on 24-26 October, 2019.



Glenn Diekmann
License: None (All rights reserved)

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M31: The Andromeda Galaxy, 


            Glenn Diekmann