Part of M31 Andromeda Galaxy

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Hi,
Taken during the Mersing Trip using my Sky-Watcher 120 F8.3 Achromatic Refractor... oh... forget to put the VR filter... :oops:

I think focusing was not that sharp. Also polar alignment was not that accurate, so limited to only 1 minute exposure for each image.

Anyway, the image was the result of stacking 21 x 1 minute exposure at ISO 800 and process in IRIS and Photoshop.

Have a nice day.
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weixing wrote:Hi,
Taken during the Mersing Trip using my Sky-Watcher 120 F8.3 Achromatic Refractor... oh... forget to put the VR filter... :oops:

I think focusing was not that sharp. Also polar alignment was not that accurate, so limited to only 1 minute exposure for each image.

Anyway, the image was the result of stacking 21 x 1 minute exposure at ISO 800 and process in IRIS and Photoshop.

Have a nice day.
Very good!

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Post by aquillae »

Nice shot Weixing, what camera did you use?
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It's AWESOME!!!!:)))

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Post by boothee »

:shock: :shock: Wow . . . What a stunning picture ! Nice shot Weixing!

Cheers !!!

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Nice shot Wxg! Can see M32 & M110 :)

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Very nice shot! I assume you used your DSLR?
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Hi,
Very nice shot! I assume you used your DSLR?
Yes... using Canon 300D DSLR at prime focus.

Have a nice day.
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Very nice :)
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Nice shot Weixing...
I've always wondered why Andromeda always looks different from the other Galaxies, including the milky way....mmmm
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