AMATEUR ASTRONOMY  home          Javier Gómez Laina                                                                  
M31  -  The Great Andromeda Galaxy
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Object:             Messier 31. 
Telescope:       Sky-Watcher Esprit 80 triplet Apo & flattener (f/5 - 400mm).
Camera:           DSLR Canon 6D. Original IR filter replaced (Astrodon Inside).
Exposures:       60 x 15'  (15:00 h)
 
Mount:              Sky-Watcher AZ-EQ5          
                        
Guiding:            Lacerta MGEN on 50mm finder
Date:                 November  2017
Site:                  Observatorio Rural  Guadalajara (Spain)    - mag 6.5 skies -
Processing:
Bias, Darks & Flat calibration
Sigma combining
Color calibration
HDRM
transform
Curves and Histogram adjustments

Software:
PixInSight