The Andromeda Galaxy (M31) , taken from Chile !
Takahashi FSQ106ED + f/3.6 reducer + Sbig ST11000 ccd camera + Astrodon LRVB filters + Takahashi NJP160 mount

Exposure times : Halpha=31x10min, R=V=B=28x5min each

© Stéphane Guisard "Los Cielos de Chile"

This image shows the large Andromeda galaxy (known as "M31"). The remarkable thing is that this image was taken from Chile, with the galaxy very low on the Northern horizon, actually below 25 degrees above the horizon.