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Observation by Peter Tickner:

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Peter Tickner

Observer

Peter Tickner

Observed

2020 Jan 21 - 19:37

Uploaded

2020 Jan 22 - 23:41

Objects

M32
The Andromeda Galaxy (M31)

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Constellation

Andromeda

Field centre

RA: 00h42m
Dec: +41°16'
Position angle: -70°53'

Field size

1°27' × 0°57'

Equipment
  • ZWO ASI071 MC Pro CMOS camera
  • Riccardi 0.75 reducer
  • TS 130mm triplet APO refractor
  • EQ6 Mount
  • Autoguided off-axis with ZWO ASI120MM
Exposure

31x5minutes at reduced gain setting

Location

Urban Berkshire

Target name

M31 and M32

About this image

This was an early evening look at Andromeda before it disappeared behind a neighbour's house.  Coincidentally for M31 I took 31 images at 300seconds each combined with a proportion of 25 images taken over two minutes to enhance the central detail.   

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