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Contains:  Triangulum galaxy, M 33, NGC 598
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Triangulum Galaxy (M33), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez
Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Technical card

Resolution: 5300x3506

Dates:Oct. 25, 2017

Frames:IDAS LPS-D1: 60x180" ISO800

Integration: 3.0 hours

Darks: ~80

Bias: ~30

Avg. Moon age: 5.22 days

Avg. Moon phase: 27.78%

Astrometry.net job: 1951188

RA center: 23.440 degrees

DEC center: 30.614 degrees

Pixel scale: 1.050 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 45.670 degrees

Field radius: 0.927 degrees

Locations: Monterey Pines Observatory, Monterey, California, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Was able to use only 3 hours of the 5 hours of data I record as the early light subs were washed out by the local light dome. There seem to be, however, enough usable data to create a reasonable image.

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Author

GWLopez
Gary Lopez
License: None (All rights reserved)
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Revisions

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B

Adjusted color temperature and increased brightness.

C

Reprocessed to retain the faint details at the margins of the galaxy

D

Color palette change to reveal core detail

E

Re-adjusted overall color temperature.

Sky plot

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Histogram

Triangulum Galaxy (M33), 





    
        

            Gary Lopez