M31 Great Andromeda Galaxy
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Telescope: Takahashi FSQ-106 apochromatic refractor, 530 mm, F/5
CCD Camera: SBIG ST10-XME / CFW-8
Mount: German equatorial mount Astro-Physics GE 600 GTO
Integration: 2 frame LRGB mosaic. Total 140 minutes
Date / Location / Sky: 29 October 2005 Sicily, Castel di Judica loc. Franchetto, 100 m s.l.
Good seeing Poor trasparency
Software: MaxIm-DL, CCDSoft, Registar, PhotoShop

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