Re: M31, the Great Galaxy in Andromeda from New Mexico
Robert Chozick <rchozick@...>
Your M31 is beautiful.toggle quoted message Show quoted text
On Oct 22, 2012, at 10:07 PM, Eric <eja24601@...> wrote:
I haven't been active on the DSO imaging groups lately. I still have a bit of a backlog to work through, and was also distracted by the solar events of May and June (my apologies to those who've seen these before):
During my trip out west for the solar events, I swapped out the TOA-130 in our remote observatory with an FSQ-106. Here is my first finished image taken with the FSQ-106 taking advantage of its FOV: M31, the Andromeda Galaxy.
This is not my first attempt at M31; I have two finished images of it from 2004 and 2006. This is my first attempt of it from a dark sky site, however. I am particularly pleased with the relative ease of processing this image. I did not have to run any gradient removal algorithm with this data. Either it's that good, or perhaps I did not stretch it enough?
75% sized image:
Comments and suggestions welcome.
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