Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224  ·  The star νAnd
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M31 - Andromeda with QHY600, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
M31 - Andromeda with QHY600
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M31 - Andromeda with QHY600

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M31 - Andromeda with QHY600, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle
M31 - Andromeda with QHY600
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M31 - Andromeda with QHY600

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Astro-Physics Mach1GTO

Software: Photoshop  ·  PixInsight  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Sequence Generator Pro

Filters: Baader 7nm Ha 50mm  ·  Baader Blue 50mm  ·  Baader Green 50mm  ·  Baader Lum 50mm


Dates:Dec. 17, 2019Dec. 20, 2019

Frames:
Baader 7nm Ha 50mm: 5x3600" (5h) (gain: 26.00) -5C bin 1x1
Baader Blue 50mm: 10x600" (1h 40') (gain: 26.00) -5C bin 1x1
Baader Green 50mm: 10x600" (1h 40') (gain: 26.00) -5C bin 1x1
Baader Lum 50mm: 28x600" (4h 40') (gain: 26.00) -5C bin 1x1
Baader Red 50mm: 11x600" (1h 50') (gain: 26.00) -5C bin 1x1

Integration: 14h 50'

Avg. Moon age: 21.92 days

Avg. Moon phase: 52.27%


Astrometry.net job: 3132874

RA center: 0h 42' 38"

DEC center: +41° 14' 49"

Pixel scale: 4.844 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 199.752 degrees

Field radius: 2.327 degrees


Resolution: 2880x1916

Locations: Marathon Motel and RV Park, Marathon, TX, United States

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: Marathon Remote Imaging Observatory (MaRIO)

Description

M31 - Andromeda with the new QHY600. I have been doing a bunch of testing, but this is my first real image with the camera (though I will be adding a lot more time to this to see what it can really do).

Software used to capture image:
Sequence Generator Pro
PHD2

Software used to edit:
PixInsight
Photoshop

Total data gathered:
(5) Ha @ 3600secs - 1x1
(28) Lum @ 600secs - 1x1
(11) R @ 600secs - 1x1
(10) G @ 600secs - 1x1
(10) B @ 600secs - 1x1

Camera : QHY600 with Readout mode 0 and Gain set to 26
Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106EDX4
Mount: AP Mach1GTO

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M31 - Andromeda with QHY600, 



    
        

            Dennis Sprinkle