Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Andromeda (And)  ·  Contains:  Andromeda Galaxy  ·  M 110  ·  M 31  ·  M 32  ·  NGC 205  ·  NGC 221  ·  NGC 224
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            Christer Strandh
Andromeda galaxy 2020
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Andromeda galaxy 2020

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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Andromeda galaxy 2020, 



    
        

            Christer Strandh
Andromeda galaxy 2020
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Andromeda galaxy 2020

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
ASA Astrosysteme ASA 12N 12" f 3.6
Imaging Cameras
QHYCCD QHY600PH M
Mounts
ASA Astrosysteme ASA DDM85
Filters
Astrodon 5nm Ha · Astrodon Gen2E R Astrodon LRGB
Accessories
ASA Astrosysteme 3" Wynne Corrector 0.95x
Software
Adobe Photoshop CC · Incanus Ltd, Pleiades Astrophoto APT – Astro Photography Tool, PixInsight · Aragon System AtroPix

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 19, 2020
Frames:
10x120" (20')
Integration:
20'
Avg. Moon age:
3.10 days
Avg. Moon phase:
10.50%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 4078958

RA center: 00h42m45s.6

DEC center: +41°1608

Pixel scale: 2.680 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 266.218 degrees

Field radius: 1.143 degrees

Resolution: 2560x1697

Locations: Valla Observatory, Froson, Sweden

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy, NGC 224 or M31, is a spiral galaxy of type Sb in the vicinity of the Milky Way that is faintly visible to the naked eye. It is found in the constellation Andromeda that gave it its name. Ha regions added to the red channel.

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Andromeda galaxy 2020, 



    
        

            Christer Strandh