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La Cañada Observatory, is an initiative by Juan Lacruz, the observatory started astrometric operations in the summer of 2002, it is registered as station J87 in the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union.

The Observatory also participates in the studies on minor bodies promoted by the Group on Meteorites, Minor Bodies, and Planetary Sciences of the Institute of Space Sciences (CSIC-IEEC).



Saturday, August 2, 2008

The galaxy in Andromeda (M31)




The great Andromeda galaxy

Messier catalogue number 31, the fainter companions NG205 (North East) and M32 (Sowth West) can also be seen.

Canon EOS 40d + EF 200 F2.8 L.
Observatorio de La Cañada, 2008 Aug 02, 00h UT.

(copy left) Juan Lacruz 2008

2 comments:

  1. Nos encanta, qué tiempo de exposición has usado?
    Miguel y Victoria

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  2. Es una suma de 20 exposiciones 30 segundos, como el telescopio no está montado en ecuatorial (seguimiento altazimutal) el problema es componer las imágenes corrigiendo la "rotación de campo" para ello he utilizado DeepSkyStacker.

    Saludos

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