Astrophotography of Galaxies

M31, Andromeda Galaxy with M32 and M110 using an AT66ED

M31, Andromeda Galaxy

Date: December 1, 2008

Telescope: Astro-Tech 66ED f/4.8 piggybacked on Orion 120ED on a polar aligned CG5 mount

Camera: Starlight Xpress SXV-H9C

Exposure: 22 1-min subframes (22 min total) unguided

Comments: Williams Optics 0.8x focal reducer, Baader UV/IR cut filter

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