Josh Borup's picture

Andromeda Galaxy taken from the Arizona desert

this image was taken from the picket post trailhead outside of Phoenix, AZ. this image was taken using an 80mm refractor and a canon t3i mounted on a mount that compensates for the rotation of the earth. This image is a stack of 25 - 10 minute exposure images for a total time of 4 hours and 10 minutes

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Brandon Adam's picture

A 25 image stack!? That's impressive.

Josh Borup's picture

Thank you, the skies were very dark so the signal to noise was decently high!

nickhil bajaj's picture

i would love to learn how to take a photo like this

James Douglas's picture

You scienced the shit outta this one...

Jeremiah Kane's picture

Fantastic, I love astrophotography

Dr.Syed Hafeezuddin's picture

awesome work

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Atelier Dope's picture

Impressed that someone can take this from earth without a satellite the size of several homes. Beautiful and inspiring.

O Jenner's picture

It capture outer and inner structures in one image very well. Very impressive and transparent structure. Congrats