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The Andromeda galaxy M31 in the constellation andromeda. It is our neighbour galaxy in a mere 2.5 million lyghtyears distance. Its diameter is roughly 140000 Lyrs. Due to its brightness, M31 can easily be seen with naked eye under average country skies. This galaxy - also a memeber of our local group - moves towards our home galaxy, the milky way, with appx. 110km/sec.
Datum/Date: 16.10.2018, November 16th, 2018 Conditions: 0% moon phase Optik / Scope: SMC Pentax DA* 50-135mm f/2.8 ED [IF] SDM @ 135mm f/3.2 Sensor/CCD: Pentax KP @ ISO1600 Autoguiding: none Belichtung/Exposure: 30x60sec total integration time= 0h 30min Workflow: Deep Sky Stacker, PixInsight, Photoshop CS6
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Juniper Hill Observatory
Köfering, Bavaria 12° 12’ E 48°56’ N 344m N.N.
NGC 224 (Messier 31)