M31 The Andromeda galaxy


Andy Laing


Skywatcher EQ6 mount, Williams optics Megrez 72FD + Field flattener + SW Light pollution filter and Canon 550d unmodified camera. Processed in Nebulosity 3 and Photoshop.

Trying out my new to me EQ6 mount with my Megrez 72FD I decided as M31 was quite high up in the sky it would make a good target. I was shocked with the result as I’ve never had much luck with M31 in the past. The Scope & camera combo was perfect for this target. 76 minutes total exposure from 2 & 3 minute unguided subframes plus darks and flats.