ASTRO IMAGES By Doug Wheeland

 

       NGC 206 - Cluster in Andromeda Galaxy

NGC 206                     EQUIPMENT
Telescope ----  12.5" RCOS RC at 114" FL
Mount --------  Astro-Physics AP1200
Camera -------  SBIG ST8E/CFW8
Guided -------  SBIG AO7

             IMAGE INFORMATION
22 Oct. 2004
180 min. Total
15/30 min. Sub-Exposures
Unfiltered
Acquired Using MaxIm CCD

                      PROCESSING
Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

                        LOCATION
Star Ranch Road Observatory
South Western Colorado Springs
Elevation 6500 Feet

 

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This cluster actually is part of the Andromeda Galaxy. Looking closely at the star clouds you may see that some stars are just beginning to be resolved.   The Andromeda Galaxy is about 2.3 million light years distant.

All Images Copyright Douglas R. Wheeland

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