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NGC 5033, 





    
        

            Andrew Barton
NGC 5033

NGC 5033

Technical card

Resolution: 3540x3540

Astrometry.net job: 2702121

RA center: 198.367 degrees

DEC center: 36.594 degrees

Pixel scale: 0.323 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 295.847 degrees

Field radius: 0.225 degrees

Locations: Mt. Lemmon Sky Center, Tucson, Arizona, United States

Data source: Professional, scientific grade data

Description

This is a galaxy I have wanted to photograph for some time. Happily, I had an opportunity to take data on the Schulman Telescope at the University of Arizona Mt Lemmon Sky Center when NGC 5033 was high in the sky. I took data over two different evenings about a month apart. Unfortunately, my first data set had too much cloud haze and I just couldn't make it work. The second data set was much cleaner. From these two groups of data, I learned that you can't always use inferior data to improve higher quality data.

This image was made with the following sub exposures (2nd data set only).
Red: 9 x 360 sec
Green: 7 x 360 sec
Blue: 5 x 360 sec

I had hoped to get more blue but my session was shut down for lightning lockdown.

All processing was done in PixInsight.

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Andrew Barton
License: Attribution Creative Commons
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