Comet C/2011 L4 (PANSTARRS) and M 31 (Andromeda Galaxy)

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This 3 panel mosaic shows the comet C/2011 L4 (Panstarrs) at the Andromeda Galaxy on April 4th 2013 . Due to the very low altitude, only one 60 sec. RGB set was possible. Check this nice explanation from APOD . All my images of Comet C/2011 (PANSTARRS) could be found here .

Acquired remotely from the remote controlled IRIDA Observatory .


Technical Details:

Optics: ASA N12 Astrograph at F/3.6
Mount: ASA DDM 85
Camera: SBIG STL-11000M
Filters: Astronomik LRGB filter set
Dates/Times: 4 April 2013
Location: Rozhen, IRIDA Remote Observatory
Exposure Details: R = 3 x 60 sec., G = 3 x 60 sec., B = 3 x 60 sec.
Subexposures: 60 sec.
Acquisition: CCD Soft
Processing: PixInsight, Photoshop CS

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