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M31 Gonzostar style

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This is my version of M31 .  The data has being collected over past 3 months and is  cropped

Telescope - 102mm APO ES refractor on a AVX mount

Camera- Canon 70d unmoded iso800 with a IDAS-D2 filter.  

Duration 14 hours - 300s lights., Darks, flats and bias frames also taken

Guided with PHD2 and processed in PS

Cheers thanks for looking. Of course any improvements welcome I have included the tiff file if anyone wants ago of improving image. I have had several attempts 🤔






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Very nice, Dean. Did you have a lot of moisture in the air, or high cloud maybe? The image seems very soft, as if imaged through thin cloud.

Btw, the tif file you posted, is unavailable.

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Thanks Wim I took off dew heater in the summer so some dew may have got on to lens. What is your latest project? 

I am struggling to upload tiff file at mo! 😦


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28 minutes ago, gonzostar said:

What is your latest project?

An obsy. I'll post pictures later. Hopefully I'll be able to catch a few galaxies around Andromeda from it soon.

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