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Image of the day 09/10/2020

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    3parts mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Michael S.
    3parts mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy
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    3parts mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy

    Technical card

    Imaging telescopes or lenses: Lacerta Carbon Photonewton 254/1200

    Imaging cameras: NIKON D810a

    Mounts: Skywatcher EQ8 Pro

    Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher finderscope 9x50

    Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II Camera

    Focal reducers: Pal Gyulai GPU Koma Korrector

    Software: Astro Pixel Processor

    Accessory: Lacerta MGEN 2


    Dates:Aug. 25, 2020

    Frames: 24x600"

    Integration: 4.0 hours

    Darks: ~30

    Flats: ~30

    Bias: ~70

    Avg. Moon age: 7.11 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 47.12%

    Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 5.00

    Mean FWHM: 3.00

    Temperature: 18.00


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3800710

    RA center: 0h 42' 39"

    DEC center: +41° 18' 10"

    Pixel scale: 3.024 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 356.266 degrees

    Field radius: 1.492 degrees


    Resolution: 1949x2968

    Locations: My lovely garden, J-City, Burgenland, Austria

    Data source: Backyard

    Description

    One frame is not enough with my 10inch Newtonian reflector so I made a 3parts-mosaic during one night, correct (!) orientated. The final image measures 11050 x 7290px.
    ;-)

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      3parts mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

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    Description: 4 crops out of the full size image to better show the impressive details. ;-)

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    3parts mosaic of the Andromeda Galaxy, 



    
        

            Michael S.