Big Andromeda galaxy (M31)

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this is a single capture from August 2006, about one year ago, only now i'm learning astronomy processing and not a great capture, my 1st with a dsrl

this capture is taken with a LX10 meade fork and an astrocamera Baker-Schmidt d=20cm focal=400mm f/2 using my old Canon EOS 300D
exposure: 253 seconds - ISO 200
processing with Deepskystacker 2.6.3
raw processing:
Bayer matrix (no interp.)
stacking:
light - entropy weighted average (high dynamic range)
darkframe - auto adaptive weighted average

nessamelda, waferkitty, EcoSnake, and 127 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. xamad 62 months ago | reply

    :) wow ! i'm proud!

  2. J&Hem 62 months ago | reply

    incredible

  3. deadlyartichoke 60 months ago | reply

    nice.... enjoyed the look

  4. xamad 60 months ago | reply

    Thanks a lot both :) very appreciated!

  5. hardeep.singh 58 months ago | reply

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato HS Likes. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.

  6. xamad 57 months ago | reply

    Thanks a lot :)

  7. spark_editor 57 months ago | reply

    Your photo has been featured on The Spark of Yahoo!

    dir.yahoo.com/thespark/9761/look-up-in-the-sky/

    Thank you!
    The Spark Team

  8. Dan Pancamo 56 months ago | reply

    Ciao, sono amministratore di un gruppo chiamato Deep Sky Stacker. Ci farebbe piacere aggiungere l’elemento al gruppo.

  9. xamad 56 months ago | reply

    Many thanks :)

  10. xamad 54 months ago | reply

    thanks a lot both of you! :)

  11. Acheron333 53 months ago | reply

    Beautiful picture!

  12. Casi50 48 months ago | reply

    Wonderful ! Ca me donne envie de commencer avec mon Meade LX200 10" et mon 5D Mk II

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  14. Ichor 41 months ago | reply

    Incredible capture! Great stuff!

  15. GuruMagazine 23 months ago | reply

    Thank you for releasing your super photo under the Creative Commons license - we've used it in issue five of Guru, a free digital science / lifestyle magazine (page 7). gurumagazine.org

  16. Evil_Ink 20 months ago | reply

    I've used this on Evil Ink's Creative Journal : Story Genres
    www.evilink.ca/Drupal7/CreativeJournal/story-genres
    It's a great photograph, keep up the good work!

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