M31 (Andromeda Galaxy) and a Perseid Meteor

A Perseid meteor nearly bisects the Andromeda galaxy!


Date: August 9, 2002
Exposure: 60 minutes
200 mm lens @ f/8 piggybacked on LX200
Guiding: SBIG STV
Camera: Olympus OM-1
Film: Kodak Royal Gold 200
Scanned: Hewlett Packard S20
Processing: Adjusted curves in Adobe Photoshop 6.
Ambient conditions: 47 F, 95% RH

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