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Contains:  Andromeda Galaxy, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 


M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8” Rowe-Ackermann Schmidt Astrograph (RASA 8)

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI 533 MC PRO

Mounts: Celestron Advanced VX Mount and Tripod

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion Deluxe Mini 50mm Guide Scope with Helical Focuser

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 224MC

Software: PixInsight 1.8  ·  SharpCap

Filters: Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA

Accessory: Celestron Focus Motor

Dates:Sept. 12, 2020

Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 93x120" (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1
Celestron LPI Filter for the 8” RASA: 20x300" (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 4.8 hours

Darks: ~20

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 24.17 days

Avg. Moon phase: 29.17%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Basic astrometry details job: 3857610

RA center: 0h 42' 47"

DEC center: +41° 16' 8"

Pixel scale: 1.943 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 271.629 degrees

Field radius: 1.128 degrees

Resolution: 2980x2930

Locations: Sofia - Capital of Bulgaria, Sofia, Bulgaria

Data source: Backyard


My first shot of the Great Andromeda Galaxy.



License: None (All rights reserved)

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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



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ASI533MC Pro
Celestron Rasa Group