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Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224, The star 32And, The star νAnd

Image of the day 12/12/2019

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    M31 LRGB 64-megapixel, 



    
        

            Byoungjun Jeong
    M31 LRGB 64-megapixel
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    M31 LRGB 64-megapixel

    Technical card


    Dates:Oct. 6, 2019Oct. 7, 2019

    Frames:
    Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - B: 8x600" bin 2x2
    Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - G: 8x600" bin 2x2
    Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - L: 13x600" bin 1x1
    Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - R: 8x600" bin 2x2

    Integration: 6.2 hours

    Avg. Moon age: 8.58 days

    Avg. Moon phase: 62.54%


    Basic astrometry details

    Astrometry.net job: 3109190

    RA center: 0h 42' 51"

    DEC center: +41° 16' 12"

    Pixel scale: 1.743 arcsec/pixel

    Orientation: 268.471 degrees

    Field radius: 2.739 degrees


    Resolution: 8000x8000

    Locations: RainbowAstro Remote Observatory (DarkSky Newmexico), Animas, New Mexico, United States

    Data source: Own remote observatory

    Remote source: Non-commercial independent facility

    Description

    M31 Andromeda Galaxy

    Telescope : Takahashi FSQ-106ED (D:106mm, fl:530mm)
    CCD : SBIG STX-16803
    Mount : RainbowAstro RST-135
    Filters : Astrodon 50mm square LRGB
    OAG : Astrodon MOAG
    Guide CCD : ZWO ASI120mm mini
    Exposure : L 600s x 13(1x1bin), RGB each 600s x 8(2x2bin) total 6h 10m
    Location : RainbowAstro Remote Observatory @ NewMexico (Dark Sky NewMexico)

    I cropped to make it easier to watch on the smartphone screen. I did 2x drizzle because the original image was undersampling at 3.5arcsec/pixel. So the final image is about 8000x8000 pixels.

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    M31 LRGB 64-megapixel, 



    
        

            Byoungjun Jeong