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Old 10-01-2017, 5:38pm   #8
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Originally Posted by wwomanC6 View Post
The night was not a complete fail though... I did find Andromeda which is an easy target. This is a one minute exposure at f2.8 @200mm. Exposures that long require a mount that has a motor to move the camera to compensate for the earth's rotation. It was shot on a crop sensor camera so the effective focal length was actually 320mm. The shot is cropped a little to center Andromeda but it's near full frame. Andromeda is HUGE in the sky and can be seen with binoculars.

^This is what TB post in another thread about the same pic.

I'm gonna get my binoculars out tonight and try to find it!
Here's how to find it...

Cassiopeia is easy to find and once you find it, Andromeda is easy.
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