M31, the Andromeda galaxy, a spiral galaxy with satellite galaxies M32 (below) and M110 (above).

Constellation that it's located in: Andromeda

Imaging Site: Little Blair Valley, Ca

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Date: 3 Sept 2005

Scope and f/: Takahashi FSQ-106N at f/5.

Mount: Piggy-backed on an wedge mounted N11GPS.

Guiding: STV Deluxe

Camera: Canon 10D, ISO 800 and raw mode.

Camera temperature: N/A

Camera binning: N/A

Number of sub-images and exposure: Twenty-six 6-minute exposures.

Filters: None

Image Calibration: Dark and flat.

Processing with: ImagesPlus and Photoshop.

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