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M31 - First ever dark sky image

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About this observation
Observer
John Hughes
Time of observation
10/09/2018 - 20:21
Object
Andromeda Galaxy
Observing location
Essex
Equipment
William Optics Z61 with flattener
Celestron AVX Mount - unguided
Canon T3i Rebel Camera
Exposure
29 light frames @ 90 seconds ISO 1600
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First shot of a night time object using an unguided WO Z61.

New moon, Bortle 4 sky. Image taken using 29 light frames with 90 second exposures at ISO 1600 plus 5 dark frames using an unmodded Canon T3i Rebel camera. Star trailing visible due to poor polar alignment.

Image captured using Astrophotography Tool and processed using Deep Sky Stacker and PixInsight. 

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