M 31 galaxy – October 30, 2016

Another “fast-frame” deep sky imaging session. This time the subject was the central part of M 31, the Andromeda Galaxy. There is plenty of dust visible around the image.

“Only” 1470 frames were stacked, each a 3 seconds exposure. The scope was the 355mm F/4.5 Newtonian, while the sensor was the ASI 174MM with no filters.

m 31 core.jpg

And a possible nova variable star/cepheid, marked with two white lines:

POSSIBLE NOVA.jpg

2 Responses to “M 31 galaxy – October 30, 2016”

  1. nevermind Says:

    wow I bet u have fantastic sky there…im so gelouse
    very nice pics, bravo max

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