Dr Alan Potts
Location of Photo:
Newport, South Wales, United Kingdom
Date/Time of photo:
7th December, 2017
300mm (manual focus) Nikkor lens at f/5.6 on a Nikon D3300 camera body at 6400 ISO. Simple EQ2 mount by Sky-Watcher.
M31 and its attendant M32 and M110 passing a little over 10 degrees from zenith in the early evening of 7th December.This was a 70m 32s total exposure consisting of over 1000 frames, each of 4s duration. Stacked in DeepSkyStacker.