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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony
M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony
M31 - Andromeda Galaxy
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 8"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC-Pro

Mounts: SkyWatcher EQ6-R Pro

Software: Denoise AI  ·  Photoshop CC  ·  DeepSkyStacker (DSS) Version 4.2.3

Filters: Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter  ·  Baader f/2 High Speed H-Alpha CCD Filter 2"

Accessory: ASIair Pro  ·  Thousand Oaks Digital Dew Heater Controller  ·  Dew Not 8" Dew Heater Strip  ·  Farpoint Astronomy Bahtinov Focus Mask - RASA 8


Dates:Aug. 8, 2020

Frames:
Baader f/2 High Speed H-Alpha CCD Filter 2": 10x180" (30') (gain: 250.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter: 5x300" (25') (gain: 180.00) -15C bin 1x1
Optolong L-eNhance Light Pollution Filter: 14x240" (56') (gain: 200.00) -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 1h 51'

Darks: 9

Bias: 60

Avg. Moon age: 19.29 days

Avg. Moon phase: 78.58%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 16.10


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3742337

RA center: 00h42m55s

DEC center: +41°1521

Pixel scale: 2.385 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 202.496 degrees

Field radius: 1.638 degrees


Resolution: 4090x2779

Data source: Backyard

Description

My first attempt at Andromeda. Still have some learning to do in post processing but I consider it a win.

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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Kyle Anthony