The Andromeda Galaxy.

I used my newly bought equatorial mount. It took me almost an hour to set up (I hope it gets better with practice), but the result was nice. Now I just need a longer lens.


Date: August 11, 2012
Location: Hillerød, Denmark
Camera: Canon 350D
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 (at 55mm, f/5.6)
Mount: Bresser EQ-MON2 equatorial mount with motor
Exposure: Composite of 15 minutes (5 x 180 seconds at ISO 800)
Processing: Aligned and stacked in DeepSkyStacker, processed in Photoshop CS6