M31 - The Andromeda Galaxy



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Date: 27 August 2008
Location: Riberac, France
Exposure: 38 x 5min exposures at ISO800
Telescope:
Camera: Modified Canon EOS 350D with Nikon 300mm lens at F5.6
Guiding: Celestron C11 with unmodified Philips SPC900 webcam on Skywatcher EQ6 mount.
Filters: IR/UV filter
Processing: Stacked in DeepSkyStacker. Final adjustments using IRIS and Photoshop Elements.
Comments: Finally, I've managed to get a good image of the Andromeda Galaxy. It was taken in the dark skies of Riberac in France - which is ideal for such a faint subject.