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Wide Field Astronomy Pictures [M31 and Environs]

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M31 & Environs
by Mark Deprest

M31 and Environs

This photograph was taken on November 21, 1998 by Mark Deprest. He took it at Peach Mountain with a 35mm Pentax piggy-backed on a Meade LX10 using a 70mm f/4 lens and a 5 minute exposure of FujiColor ASA800 print film.

The photograph contains M31 (otherwise known as the Andromeda Galaxy) and the “pointer stars” Mirach (2.0 magnitude reddish star - left, center) and Mu Andromeda (3.8 magnitude white star - center). North is top-right.

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