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Image of the day 05/24/2014

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    Stellar stream of M31 & satellites, 





    
        

            Giuseppe Donatiello

    Stellar stream of M31 & satellites

    Technical card

    Imaging telescope or lens:Pentacon 4/200 MC

    Imaging camera:Praktica MTL-5

    Mount:Konus EQ3.2

    Guiding telescopes or lenses:Konus Vega 114/900Konus Super 120/1000

    Software:aurigaimaging Registar 1.0Star ToolsCorel Paint Shop Pro x2

    Resolution: 4288x3037

    Dates:May 14, 2014

    Frames: 8x1200"

    Integration: 2.7 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 14.45 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 99.89%

    Astrometry.net job: 279577

    Locations: Albaneta - Pollino, San Severino Lucano, Potenza, Italy; Piano Visitone - Pollino, Rotonda, Potenza, Italy

    Description

    Composition of 8 images with telephoto lens Pentacon MC 200/4 calibrated to the field on the plates of the POSS-II scaled and used to increase the overall contrast. The weak signal is derived only from my images and their processing.
    The Second Palomar Observatory Sky Survey (POSS-II) was made by the California Institute of Technology with funds from the National Science Foundation, the National Geographic Society, the Sloan Foundation, the Samuel Oschin Foundation, and the Eastman Kodak Corporation.

    A preliminary study consisted in this composition:

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