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Soumyadeep Mukherjee
IC Astronomy Observatory, Spain
10:00 pm

Equipment Details:

elescope: Officina Stellare 700 RC
Camera: FLI PL 16803
Mount: Officina Stellare equatorial fork mount
Filters: Astrodon LRGB Filters

Post-processing Details:


Image Details:

The image shows the core area of our nearest major galaxy, Andromeda. At the centre of the galaxy lies a supermassive black hole. This central black hole has always been a bit odd when compared to central black holes in similar galaxies. Based on its X-ray luminosity, it is much fainter in radio waves than expected.

The image was acquired remotely via Telescope Live.

Lum: 8*600 seconds
Red: 8*600, 10*120 seconds
Green: 8*600, 10*120 seconds
Blue: 8*600, 10*120 seconds
Total Integration Time: 6 Hours 20 Minute