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Contains:  M 33, NGC 598, Triangulum galaxy
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M33 - A Full Moon "Moonraker" Test Run, 


            Ken Sturrock
M33 - A Full Moon "Moonraker" Test Run
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M33 - A Full Moon "Moonraker" Test Run

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Basic astrometry details job: 1761866

RA center: 1h 33' 51"

DEC center: +30° 39' 43"

Pixel scale: 1.568 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 93.557 degrees

Field radius: 0.867 degrees

Resolution: 3100x2500


This is about four and a half hours of LRGB data taken from Urban Denver with a 97% full moon. I took the image to test out a rebuilt telescope. The lens is an 80mm LOMO triplet that I've owned for over 15 years, but the OTA was recently made by Mark Turner at Moonraker.

You can see pictures of the instrument here:



Ken Sturrock
License: Attribution-NonCommercial Creative Commons

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M33 - A Full Moon "Moonraker" Test Run, 


            Ken Sturrock