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M31 and clouds around it, 


            Amir H. Abolfath
M31 and clouds around it
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Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Vixen VSD 100

Imaging cameras: SBIG STF 8300M

Mounts: Paramount MX

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 60mm Guidescope  ·  SBIG OAG-8300

Guiding cameras: SBIG STi mono

Focal reducers: Vixen VSD reducer 0.79x

Software: The SkyX  ·  Photoshop  ·  Registar  ·  Pixinsight  ·  Images Plus

Filters: Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm  ·  Baader L  ·  B  ·  G  ·  R

B: 16x180" -15C bin 1x1
B: 10x20" -15C bin 1x1
B: 10x60" -15C bin 1x1
G: 9x180" -15C bin 1x1
G: 5x20" -15C bin 1x1
G: 5x60" -15C bin 1x1
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 5x60" -15C bin 1x1
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 10x600" -15C bin 1x1
Baader H-Alpha 36mm 7nm: 60x600" -5C bin 2x2
Baader L: 18x180" -15C bin 1x1
Baader L: 5x20" -15C bin 1x1
Baader L: 5x60" -15C bin 1x1
R: 10x180" -15C bin 1x1
R: 4x20" -15C bin 1x1
R: 4x60" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 14.9 hours

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3816012

RA center: 0h 42' 43"

DEC center: +41° 16' 4"

Pixel scale: 6.204 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 205.386 degrees

Field radius: 2.142 degrees

Resolution: 1977x1508

Data source: Traveller


M31, M32 and M110 galaxy

Optic: Vixen VSD100 at F3
Mount: Software Bisque Paramount MX
Camera: SBIG STF8300M
Filters: Baader Ha(7nm) LRGB
Guider: SBIG Sti on 60mm GuideScope
Ha: 5x60s + 10x600s + 60x 600s binning 2x2
L: 5x20s+5x60s+18x180s
R: 4x20s+4x60s+10x180s
G: 5x20s+5x60s+9x180s
B: 10x20s+10x60s+16x180s
Integration: 6.6 hours
Binning: All 1x1 Ha 1x1 and 2x2
Calibration: Flats, Dark, Dark Flat, Bias
CCD Sensor Temp: -15c
Dithering: Yes
Software: TheSkyX, ImagesPlus, Registar, PixInsight, Photoshop


Sky plot

Sky plot


M31 and clouds around it, 


            Amir H. Abolfath