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Andromeda (M31) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Bill Long
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Andromeda (M31) in HaLRGB

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Andromeda (M31) in HaLRGB, 



    
        

            Bill Long
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Andromeda (M31) in HaLRGB

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 10, 2019 ·  Oct. 11, 2019 ·  Nov. 4, 2019
Frames:
Astrodon Gen 2 E Series LRGB: 341×180(17h 3′) bin 1×1
Chroma 3nm HA: 7×300(35′) bin 1×1
Chroma 3nm HA: 32×600(5h 20′) bin 1×1
Integration:
22h 58′
Avg. Moon age:
10.59 days
Avg. Moon phase:
78.45%

RA center: 00h42m39s.48

DEC center: +41°1641.6

Pixel scale: 1.905 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 87.997 degrees

Field radius: 1.495 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 4459x3473

File size: 14.3 MB

Data source: Backyard

Description

Finally had a chance to return to the very first object I ever imaged -- The Andromeda Galaxy. This was shot in high moon conditions, so processing to get this result took a good amount of time, effort, and love.

C&C Welcome, of course.

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Description: Gradient fix.

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Description: Star adjustment.

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Description: Little bump to saturation and some minor Noise Reduction.

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Description: Tweaked the core for some more warmth in it, I felt it was too flat before. Also fixed up some more gradients and got good background to object separation.

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