The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) in H-Alpha/RGB

Posted by StevenWissler
on Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Scope: 80mm Meade ED/APO w/AstroTech FF
Mount: 10" LX200 ACF w/ FIshcamp Starfish guide camera on 50mm Orion finder
Camera: Cooled, Modified Canon EOS T1i
Location: Sierra Madre, CA Bortle 7 Sky


ISO 1600, 36*300 Seconds with Astronomik CLS Filter on 11/25/2011
ISO 1600, 40*600 Seconds with 6nm Astonomik clip-in H-Alpha filter on 11/23 and 11/24, 2012

Captured with Nebulosity, guided with PHD. Calibration and stacking in Nebulosity, processing in Photoshop CS5 with Gradient Xterminator, Noise Ninja and Carboni Astronomy Tools

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