M31, the Andromeda Galaxy, with its attendant dwarf galaxies M32 and M110. This is a full-frame image on 35mm slide film. The purple cast is a poor choice I made during image processing, as is the extreme amount of chroma noise in the image. Judging by what the original slide looks like, there is more that can be pulled from the scanned image with more skillful processing. _Imager: Olympus OM-1, Fujichrome Provia 400F film, scanned at 4,032 x 2,688 (10.8 MP). _Scope: Meade LXD55 SN6 6-inch f/5 Schmidt-Newtonian OTA on Vixen GP-DX mount w/Skysensor 2000PC. _Exposure: Single, 30 minutes. _Guider: Manually guided with 80mm f/5 guidescope. _Date: Sept, 2005. _Location: 14km north of Mount Forest, Ontario, Canada.
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