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Soumyadeep Mukherjee
Pokhriabong, West Bengal, India
07:30 pm

Equipment Details:

Nikon D5600, Tokina 11-16mm, ioptron skyguider pro

Post-processing Details:

Sequator, ACW, PS

Image Details:

Before the Collison.

The image shows cygnus arm of the milky way and andromeda galaxy (at the centre of the image). The two galaxies, currently 2.5 million light years apart, are supposed to collide with one another in approximately 4.5 billion years. However, new research shows that the collision has already started between the galactic halos of the two galaxies.

The imaging conditions were not suitable with clouds and haze, but the view was unforgettable.

Exif: 20 × 180 seconds, f/3.5, ISO 640, 11mm (Sky), 10 × 30 seconds, f/2.8, ISO 2000, 11mm (foreground)
(Foreground and sky were merged as two panels)