m31 – andromeda galaxy 2020 update

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I am finally getting to processing some data I captured on andromeda back in september and october. I captured this target with DSLR previously, and now I’m using the ZWO ASI1600MM Pro mono camera cooled to -20c together with HaRGB filters.

here are the imaging session details:

imaging cameraZWO ASI 1600MM Pro
guide cameraZWO ASI290mm Mini
mountSkywatcher EQ6-R pro
telescopeExplore Scientific ED102 APO
flattener / reducerStellarvue FF & 0.8x reducer
exposure settingsRGB
gain 139
exposure 60s

Ha
gain 139
exposure 180s
stackingSept 21-22, 2020
133 lights – ZWO Red
133 lights – ZWO Green
108 lights – ZWO Blue

Oct 19, 2020
37 lights – Optolong 7nm Ha


additional calibration for each channel
30 darks
30 flats
30 dark flats
processingPixInsight
imaging session details.
m31 – HaRGB October 2020 data
m31 – andromeda galaxy Dec 2019 with DSLR and slightly wider field of view

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