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Andromeda Strain

The 4 day Thanksgiving holiday has given me an opportunity to catch up on some unprocessed data. This was a 2 hour exposure of our neighbor Andromeda! 96 more words

Amateur Astronomy

Canadian PhD student wins award for discovering galaxies can be bullies

A York University PhD student is being recognized for his breakthrough discovery that is helping us to better understand our own place in the universe — and that our Milky Way isn’t alone in being a “bully.” 376 more words


Some November highlights

May I recommend the Jodrell Bank website? It has useful information for each month. For instance, you can read up about this month’s predicted meteor showers (“shooting stars”) which we might see early this coming week or the week following. 40 more words


Andromeda galaxy

Weird but True!
Andromeda galaxy is one of the very few galaxies you can see with your naked eye from a dark site. But Andromeda galaxy is 2.5 million light years away and so appears extremely dimly to us on earth. 36 more words

M31 Better contrast

I have been working on M31 photo to improve contrast. Colors are at my taste.

The steps are:

1 – 5 shots 360″ taken with SkyWatcher Newton 150/750 telescope, with Fujifilm X E2 camera, ISO 1600, raw. 155 more words