First attempt of M31 In colour

Post your latest observations, sketches or astro images here

First attempt of M31 In colour

Postby andrewscomputers » Thu Aug 17, 2017 12:15 pm

HI all I managed to capture this image the other night with my new 290c camera,I only took 5seconds and the gain was fully up.Hope you enjoy.
Andy
Attachments
m31tm.jpg
modified
m31tm.jpg (47.24 KiB) Viewed 196 times
m31t.jpeg
unmodified
m31t.jpeg (22.93 KiB) Viewed 196 times
andrewscomputers
 
Posts: 154
Joined: Thu Apr 21, 2016 10:24 pm

Re: First attempt of M31 In colour

Postby Aratus » Thu Aug 17, 2017 4:05 pm

That's not bad considering you are using a camera which is designed for bright planets and the moon. You've been able to capture an image which isn't too different from that seen through a telescope, showing the bright core of the galaxy. The stars on the right are 11th and 12th magnitude or dimmer!
I use an 11" Celestron SCT (CPC 1100) on an equatorial wedge, with an 80mm refractor as a guidescope. They are housed in a 2.2m Pulsar observatory. I use a ZWO ASI1600MC for imaging.
Aratus
 
Posts: 567
Joined: Tue Jan 12, 2016 2:17 pm
Location: East Lincolnshire


Return to Your astro observations, images & sketches

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests