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Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  Great Nebula in Andromeda, M 110, M 31, M 32, NGC 205, NGC 221, NGC 224
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Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy LRGB Ha QHY600, 



    
        

            Eric Walden
Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy LRGB Ha QHY600
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Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy LRGB Ha QHY600

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Imaging cameras: QHYCCD QHY600

Mounts: Celestron CGE Pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher Esprit 150ED - 150mm f/7

Guiding cameras: Starlight Xpress Lodestar x2

Software: PHD2 Guiding  ·  Photoshop CC 2017  ·  Astro Pixel Processor  ·  Seqence Generator Pro

Filters: Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm  ·  Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 50mm square

Accessory: Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  QHYCCD OAG-M  ·  Feathertouch 2" focuser


Dates:Nov. 1, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance Generation 2 E-Series - LRGB 50mm square: 89x60" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon True-Balance Gen2 E-Series 50mm Ha 3nm: 15x180" (gain: 26.00) -20C bin 1x1

Integration: 2.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~100

Avg. Moon age: 4.62 days

Avg. Moon phase: 22.26%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3028453

RA center: 0h 42' 42"

DEC center: +41° 16' 30"

Pixel scale: 0.722 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 267.668 degrees

Field radius: 1.150 degrees


Resolution: 9539x6380

Locations: Starbase Walden, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

First light with the QHY600. Call me gobsmacked!

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Eric Walden
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Messier 31 - Great Andromeda Galaxy LRGB Ha QHY600, 



    
        

            Eric Walden