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Andromeda Galaxy (M31), 


            Marco Rapino
Andromeda Galaxy (M31)
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Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Explore Scientific 102mm ED APO triplet

Mounts: Skywatcher EQ6 goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Omegon 50mm Guide Scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI290mini

Software: Pleiades Astrophoto PixinsIght  ·  Adobe Lightroom 2019 CC

Filters: Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D2

Dates:Oct. 8, 2020

Frames:Hutech IDAS 2" LPS-D2: 65x300" (gain: 100.00) -10C bin 1x1

Integration: 5.4 hours

Darks: ~15

Flats: ~15

Bias: ~80

Avg. Moon age: 20.72 days

Avg. Moon phase: 65.01%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00

Mean SQM: 19.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3918127

RA center: 0h 42' 42"

DEC center: +41° 16' 55"

Pixel scale: 1.071 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 257.898 degrees

Field radius: 1.441 degrees

Resolution: 8025x5424

Locations: Home, Lanciano, Italy

Data source: Backyard


This is the result of my first test with the OSC camera from ZWO, the ASI 6200 MC Pro, a monster camera with 61MP of pixel power!



Marco Rapino
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Andromeda Galaxy (M31), 


            Marco Rapino