Bob's AstroGallery

M 31 Mosaic

by on Feb.22, 2011, under Messier Objects

A.k.a.: Andromeda Galaxy
A.k.a.: NGC 224
Type: Spiral Galaxy
Distance From Earth: 2,560,000 light years
Diameter: 141,000 light years

Camera: Atik 314L (color)
Exposure: total of 20x420s (2 sets of 10 light frames), no darks and flats
Filters: Hutech IDAS-LPS P2
Telescope: Skywatcher 120 ED Pro

This is my first mosaic ever, unfortunately M31 was getting too low to continue. I hope I’ll get an opportunity to add more parts soon, if the weather permits me.


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