M31 Andromeda Galaxy

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M31, Andromeda Galaxy
Date(s) taken: 09 December, 2001
Site: Backyard in
Castro Valley, Ca.

Telescope Configuration: AP155EDF with piggybacked Takahashi FSQ106 on AP1200GOTO mount.

Image Specifics:
      -LRGB (20x Clear @ 45 seconds, 10x Red, Green @ 90 seconds, 10x Blue @ 180 seconds)
Astro-Physics AP155EDF with 0.75x Telecompressor (F = 814mm, f/5.25)
SBIG ST7E NABG with CFW8 Color Filter Wheel, Imager at -15C.
AP1200GTO unguided
CCDSOFT v5 used for image capture, MaximDL used for stacking and LRGB combine