M31 – Andromeda Galaxy


Bogdan Alecsa

Leamington Spa

Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Lens: Takumar 200mm
Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer
Tripod: Manfrotto 055
Exposures: 78x90s, ISO1600
Date: 11 August 2017
Moon phase: Waning Gibbous, illumination 92%
Urban sky area, UK

Processed in Pixinsight 1.8

By posting this picture I want to encourage everyone to try astrophotography.
You can have decent results even with a poor budget and light polluted sky, you only need to try, learn, fail and try harder.

P.S. Moon didn’t help me at all here buy I think you got the idea. :)