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Contains:  M 33, NGC 598, Triangulum galaxy
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M33 CCD Lum + DSLR Color, 


M33 CCD Lum + DSLR Color
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M33 CCD Lum + DSLR Color

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: GSO / Teleskop-Service Newton 150/600

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 1000D / Rebel XS  ·  Atik 420m

Mounts: Losmandy GM8

Guiding cameras: Orion StarShoot Deep Space Monochrome Imager II

Software: Photoshop CS5  ·  PHD guiding  ·  Focus Magic  ·  DeepSkyStacker  ·  Neat Image  ·  Astronomy tools  ·  RC Astro GradientXTermintor

Filters: Hutech IDAS LPS P2

Accessory: Teleskop-Service Filter wheel

Dates:Sept. 25, 2015Oct. 15, 2015

287x120" bin 1x1
71x300" bin 1x1
Hutech IDAS LPS P2: 86x300" 0C bin 1x1

Integration: 22.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 6.99 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.79%

Basic astrometry details job: 818868

RA center: 1h 33' 53"

DEC center: +30° 37' 26"

Pixel scale: 1.500 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 74.542 degrees

Field radius: 0.401 degrees

Resolution: 1530x1166

Locations: Suburban backyard, Vantaa, Finland


This image was made by combining Luminance images from my imaging setup and a friend of mine's. Then color was added from images taken with a DSLR.

Imaged from a fairly light polluted suburb and because of that there were pretty severe gradients. Processing took a while but now that it's done I'm happy with it.

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M33 CCD Lum + DSLR Color,