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M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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M33 - The Triangulum Galaxy

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi TOA-150

Imaging cameras: Moravian G4-16000

Mounts: Paramount ME

Software: PixInsight PixInshight Core 1.8 Ripley  ·  Adobe Photoshop CC 2020

Filters: Luminance  ·  Blue  ·  Red  ·  Green


Dates:Aug. 23, 2020Aug. 27, 2020

Frames:
Blue: 3x300" (15') -20C bin 2x2
Green: 3x300" (15') -20C bin 2x2
Luminance: 6x300" (30') -20C bin 1x1
Red: 3x300" (15') -20C bin 2x2

Integration: 1h 15'

Avg. Moon age: 7.07 days

Avg. Moon phase: 47.01%


Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 3958946

RA center: 1h 33' 52"

DEC center: +30° 39' 32"

Pixel scale: 1.258 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 0.028 degrees

Field radius: 0.741 degrees


Resolution: 3000x3000

Data source: Amateur hosting facility

Remote source: iTelescope

Description

PixInsight:

1) Combine RGB channels

2) AutoColor

3) Stretch RGB image

4) Boost saturation with curve

5) SCNR (~0.8 strength)

6) TGVDenoise and convolution

7) Align RGB image to drizzled luminance channel

Stretch luminance channel

9) Luminance HDRMultiscaleTransform

10) Apply luminance channel to RGB image

Photoshop:

1) Cosmetic corrections

2) White balance (add a bit purple tone), clarity, sharpen

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Description: desaturate, brighten a bit, and more purple

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