M 31  -  wide field

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Object data of M31

Object type: Galaxy (Sb)
Size: 189' x 62'
Magnitude: 3.4 mag
Constellation: And
Distance: 2.5 Mio Ly
Notes: The Andromeda Galaxy, also known as Messier 31, is a spiral galaxy in a distance of approximately 2.5 million light-years in the constellation Andromeda. It is the nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way.

Exposure data

Date: 2017-11-19
Location: ATHOS Centro Astronomico / La Palma (900m)
Telescope: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8L @ f/3.5 + mechanical stopper
Camera: EOS6D (ISO1600)
Mount: Astrotrac TT320X
Exposure time: 94x2min
Exposure time total: 3h08min
Notes: Image acquisition by CEDIC team (Bernhard Hubl, Christoph Kaltseis, Markus Blauensteiner)

Image processing by Bernhard Hubl