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

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

Data Reduction Using MaxIm DL
Finished Using Adobe Photo Shop

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.

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