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Andromeda (Messier 31) in the High Desert Night Sky

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Andromeda (Messier 31) in the High Desert Night Sky

The Andromeda Galaxy taken in the SoCal High desert. The photo is a compilation of over 25 images shot with 60 second exposures, using an 800mm telescope and a Nikon D7200 camera. The location was the "Sky's The Limit Observatory" in Twentynine Palms CA, on the morning of July 28 2019.

Photographer: Peter Ilott