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Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224

Image of the day 05/14/2014

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    Messier 31 [Image Of Team], 


            Giuseppe Donatiello
    Messier 31 [Image Of Team]
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    Messier 31 [Image Of Team]

    Technical card

    Dates:May 10, 2014

    Frames: 1x180000" bin 0x0

    Integration: 50.0 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 10.44 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 80.31%

    Basic astrometry details job: 3266781

    RA center: 0h 42' 36"

    DEC center: +41° 14' 27"

    Pixel scale: 2.478 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 178.809 degrees

    Field radius: 1.760 degrees

    Resolution: 2796x4283

    Data source: Mix of multiple source


    Collective image obtained with the contribution of the following amateur astronomers (in alphabetical order): Domenico Argentiero, Claudio Bottari, Giuseppe Donatiello, Marco Favuzzi, Terenzio Fusco, Rolando Ligustri, Alessandro Elio Milani, Andrea Pistocchini, Tim Stone.

    All rights reserved. Reproduction and publication permitted with the obligation to list all Authors.

    This is an extended version of our first collective image and makes use mainly of wide-field images. Despite this limitation in resolution, can be recognized star of magnitude 20, dozens of globular and open clusters, OB associations and nebulae. Recognizable even the satellite galaxy Andromeda III near M32.
    More details about these various objects by viewing the image with overlapped map reachable from this link:


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    Messier 31 [Image Of Team], 


            Giuseppe Donatiello