The Andromeda Galaxy, M31
One of the highlights of the northern sky, the Andromeda Galaxy lies about 2.5Mly away and contains a bright yellow core numerous blue star clusters, red emission nebulae and dark dust lanes. The two satellite galaxies are M32 and M110.
|Camera:||SBIG STL11000M||Scope:||iTelescope G14, Takahashi FSQ-106, f=530mm, f5.0 (fov ~3.9° x 2.6°)|
|Filters/Exposures:||R:G:B = 4x10:4x10:4x10min ≡ 2h00m||Location:||GRAS New Mexico|
|Date:||12th February 2010||Processing:||CCDStack2, MIRA AL8 and Photoshop CS5 (re-processed May 2012)|