M31, Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda

 

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Object:
M31, Spiral Galaxy in Andromeda
Coordinates:
RA = 00h 42.7m, DEC = +41 16' 
Telescope:
William Optics WO-Star71 (71mm f/4.9 APO Imaging Refractor)
Mount:
Losmandy G11 German Equatorial
Guide Scope:
Orion Short Tube 80mm refractor
Guide Camera:
Orion StarShoot AutoGuider & PHD guiding software
Imaging Camera:
QSI-583ws
Filters/Exposures:
Six 10-minute exposures through Astrodon LRGB filters, and seven 10-minute exposures through an Astrodon Ha filter.  Stacked in MaximDL and processed in Photoshop CS6.
Shooting Location:
LRGB was taken at Staunton River Star Party at Staunton River Star Party in Scottsburg, VA, and Ha was taken at East Coast Star Party in Coinjock, NC.
Date/Time:
24/26 October 2014
Comments:
M31 taken through a different telescope and at a different camera angle from my 2012 image of this same galaxy.