The Andromeda Galaxy

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The Andromeda Galaxy

The Andromeda Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.6milion light year away. Andromeda Galaxy is also known as Messier 31 and the Great Andromeda Nebula. It is nearest spiral galaxy to our own Galaxy, Milky Way. Here's a Larger image

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Optics: Takahashi TOA130S, TOA35 flattner

Camera: SBIG STL-11000M, Astronomik Type2C LRGB filters

Exposure: L=80minutes(10minx8), R=20min, G=20min, B=20min(RGB:2x2binned)

Software: Stellaimage5, PhotoshopCS

Location: Yoshinaga town, Okayama Prefecture, 2006

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