Andromeda Galaxy for the first time of this season. 2.4 million light years away our closest neighbor galaxy. Just with small gear.

Acquisition Details

Lens: Sigma 135/F1.8 DG HSM ART
Lens Speed: F4
Filter: Haida Nano Pro UV-IR-CUT
Camera: Canon EOS Ra
Mount: Skywatcher Star Adventurer Pro
No Guiding
Light Frames: 140x60sec
Bias, Darks, Flats
Manual dithering every 20 exposures only in RA
Camera settings: ISO 3200
Bortle 4-5
Acquisition Date: August 11, 2021


Imaging: PixInsight (pre-post-processing)
Noise Reduction: Topaz AI Denoise
Halo Correction: Gimp