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M 31 Andromeda Galaxy HyperStar

M 31 Andromeda Galaxy using HyperStar Lens

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This was my first attempt at using the HyperStar Lens on the CGE 1400 Scope . I was able to frame the entire galaxy in one shot. The Andromeda Galaxy is 2.5 million light years from earth and is one of the nearast galaxies to our own Milky Way Galaxy.

Date: July 31, 2014
Scope: 14 inch Celestron CGE 1400 with HyperStar Lens
Effective Focal Length: 675 mm; f/1.9
Camera: Nikon D5200 modifies to remove the Infrared Filter
ISO Setting: 400
Duration: 5 minutes


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