Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Contains:  M 33  ·  NGC 598  ·  Triangulum galaxy
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M33 in HOO, 


M33 in HOO
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M33 in HOO

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: SkyWatcher 200/1000 BD

Imaging cameras: Astrel Instruments AST8300

Mounts: SkyWatcher HEQ5 PRO Goto

Guiding telescopes or lenses: 50mm Guidescope 180mm

Guiding cameras: Lacerta M-Gen II MGEN 2

Software: Adobe Lightroom 5.7  ·  Fitswork 4.47

Filters: Baader LRGB 1.25'' Filters, Ha, SII, OIII

Accessory: Pal Gyulai f/4 KomaKorrektor

Dates:Nov. 21, 2016

Frames: 9x600"

Integration: 1.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 22.27 days

Avg. Moon phase: 48.75%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1737555

RA center: 1h 33' 59"

DEC center: +30° 41' 52"

Pixel scale: 2.255 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 68.789 degrees

Field radius: 0.584 degrees

Resolution: 1525x1072


Of course galaxies are not a typical target for narrowband photos as, due to the distance, the amount of approaching light is much lower than from nebula in our own galaxy. I tried HOO on M33, and, in my opionion, the result is interesting despite some noise.
Exposures: 3x600s Ha, 3x600s bin 2x2 Ha, 3x600s bin 2x2 OIII.
Color mapping: L=Ha, R=Ha, G=B=OIII.
Processing in Fitswork and Adobe Lightroom.



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M33 in HOO,