Home > Astrophotos > My First Attempts

M31 Andromeda Galaxy

This is my first attempt at imaging a galaxy. Unfortunately the field of view as not nearly large enough, and it is a little over processed, but being my first galaxy, I'm pretty happy with it.

Hidden Hills Obsevatory 8/26/06
8" Newtonian, f4.9
Orion Starshoot Deep Space Imager
15x30sec; Gain 63; Offset 110
Captured and Stacked with Nebulosity; Drizzle: 0.8/1/3
Processed with Nebulosity/Photoshop/AstronomyTools

m74_20071013.jpg moon_20060603.jpg z1st_m31_ver1.jpg z1st_saturn1_small.jpg z1st_saturn2_small.jpg