It’s been a really long time since I last imaged. This is my first time imaging with my new QHY600M-PH camera replacing my old QSI660wsg camera. I’m surprised it was able to squeeze the whole galaxy at 990mm focal length with a very large QHY600M-PH sensor.
Andromeda Galaxy, M31 . RGB + Luminance. 0.78"/pixel image scale.
Chroma Red filter, 5 x 10 minutes, 1x1. 12/1/2021.
Chroma Green filter, 6 x 10 minutes, 1x1. 12/1/2021.
Chroma Blue filter, 6 x 10 minutes, 1x1. 12/1/2021.
Chroma Lum filter, 18 x 10 minutes, 1x1. 12/3/2021.
Total 5 hours and 50 minutes from Reno, NV.
TEC 160FL APO F/7 with TEC FRC, Astro-Physics A-P1100GTO GEM with absolute encoders. QHY600M. Sagitta OAG and Ultrastar autoguider, Starlight Instruments HSM motorized focuser.
Captured and automated with Voyager. Calibration and Post-processed with PixInsight.
High resolution image at: Galaxies - PeterNagy