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Contains:  M 31, Great Nebula in Andromeda, NGC 224, M 32, NGC 221, M 110, NGC 205
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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

            David McGarvey
M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

M31 - Andromeda Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Nikon 300mm f2.8

Imaging camera:Nikon D750

Software:RawTherapeePhotoshop CC 2018DeepSkyStacker 4.1.1

Resolution: 2200x1554

Dates:Sept. 29, 2019

Frames: 30x180"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 0.85 days

Avg. Moon phase: 0.82%

Astrometry.net job: 3056208

RA center: 0h 43' 3"

DEC center: +41° 19' 4"

Pixel scale: 5.060 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 62.549 degrees

Field radius: 1.893

Locations: Back Yard, Westover, Pennsylvania, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

The Andromeda Galaxy as seen on 9/29/19 from my back yard in central Pennsylvania, USA.

Nikon D750 (Stock)
Nikkor 300mm f/2.8 AI-S ED lens + 2x teleconverter
f/5.6
ISO 1600
AstroTrac TT320X-AG - no guiding
Induro CLT404L Tripod

Acquisition:

30 x 180" exposures (90 mins. total integration time)

Processing:

RawTherapee, Deep Sky Stacker, RNC-Color-Stretch, Starnet++, & Photoshop.

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M31 - Andromeda Galaxy, 





    
        

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