Cookie consent

AstroBin saves small pieces of text information (cookies) on your device in order to deliver better content and for statistical purposes. You can disable the usage of cookies by changing the settings of your browser. By browsing AstroBin without changing the browser settings, you grant us permission to store that information on your device.

I agree
Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205
Getting plate-solving status, please wait...
M31 Andromeda LRGB, 


            Vikas Sahota
M31 Andromeda LRGB

M31 Andromeda LRGB

Technical card

Resolution: 5394x3622

Dates:Sept. 17, 2019Sept. 30, 2019

Baader B 2": 10x360" (gain: 381.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader G 2": 7x360" (gain: 381.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 33x600" (gain: 100.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader L 2'': 21x180" (gain: 381.00) -15C bin 1x1
Baader R 2": 8x360" (gain: 381.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 9.1 hours

Darks: ~42

Flats: ~74

Bias: ~180

Avg. Moon age: 9.88 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.34%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00 job: 2965060

RA center: 10.755 degrees

DEC center: 41.303 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.392 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 26.965 degrees

Field radius: 1.257 degrees

Locations: Backyard, Slough, Berkshire, United Kingdom

Data source: Backyard


My first shot at Andromeda. I gathered a set of L's a couple weeks back, weather's been poor so not much opportunity until last night - there was a miraculous few hours of good seeing between the rain, enough to grab the RGB and some more L.



Vikas Sahota
License: None (All rights reserved)


  • M31 Andromeda LRGB, 


            Vikas Sahota
  • Final
    M31 Andromeda LRGB, 


            Vikas Sahota


re-stacked with more rgb data, improved fov and colour

Sky plot

Sky plot


M31 Andromeda LRGB, 


            Vikas Sahota