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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205, The star νAnd, The star 32And
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M31 with Omegon MiniTrack LX2, 





    
        

            Robert Eder
M31 with Omegon MiniTrack LX2

M31 with Omegon MiniTrack LX2

Technical card

Resolution: 1580x1194

Dates:Nov. 24, 2019

Frames: 125x60" ISO800

Integration: 2.1 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~40

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 27.20 days

Avg. Moon phase: 6.02%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Astrometry.net job: 3084751

RA center: 0h 43' 58"

DEC center: +41° 7' 44"

Pixel scale: 11.151 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 265.721 degrees

Field radius: 3.067

Locations: Hohe Wand, Wildgehege, Austria

Data source: Traveller

Description

This is my first try with the Omegon MiniTrack LX2 and the Samyang 135mm f2. I have to say, this little clockwork really impressed me a lot. The first polar alignment took a litte bit longer (about 30min) with a lot of testing. I used the polar scope from my Skywatcher mount for this, and I had to figure out how the springy thing works🙂
1min subs were no problem with the Samyang. I used f2 to get the most light out of it, although I know it's sharper at 2.8. But f2 is really pretty fast 😃
I had to crop it a lot, because at some point I bumped the tripod and Andromeda was way out of center.
After that I wanted to test the Orion constellation with the 50mm, but it got cloudy very fast.

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M31 with Omegon MiniTrack LX2, 





    
        

            Robert Eder