Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 33  ·  NGC 598  ·  Triangulum galaxy
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M 33

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Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 130/650 PDS Newton

Imaging cameras: Atik 460EX Mono

Mounts: Sky-Watcher HEQ5 PRO

Guiding telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 130/650 PDS Newton

Guiding cameras: Loadestar

Software: Photoshop  ·  Main Sequence Software SequenceGeneratorPro  ·  PHD2  ·  PixInsight 1.8  ·  EQMod

Filters: Baader B 1.25'' Filter  ·  Baader G 1.25'' Filter  ·  Baader R 1.25'' Filter

Accessory: Baader MPCC MarkIII  ·  Lakeside Astro Motor Focus System  ·  Starlight Xpress Mini Filter wheel


Dates:Dec. 20, 2016Dec. 22, 2016Dec. 26, 2016

Frames:
Baader B 1.25'' Filter: 48x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader G 1.25'' Filter: 44x300" -15C bin 1x1
Baader R 1.25'' Filter: 49x300" -15C bin 1x1

Integration: 11.8 hours

Avg. Moon age: 24.00 days

Avg. Moon phase: 33.19%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1389071

RA center: 1h 33' 48"

DEC center: +30° 38' 16"

Pixel scale: 0.717 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 270.212 degrees

Field radius: 0.535 degrees


Resolution: 3939x3650

Data source: Backyard

Description

This is RGB only (no L). The pixel scale is explained by drizzle integration. Each channel was integrated via drizzle separately and a synthetic luminance was produced with the image integration module with no pixel rejection (and noise as weight). Then the image was processed as a regular LRGB.

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