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Contains:  Triangulum galaxy, M 33, NGC 598
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M33

M33

Technical card

Imaging telescope or lens:Skywatcher 8" F4 Newton

Imaging camera:Canon EOS 600Da

Mount:Skywatcher AZ EQ6 GT

Guiding telescope or lens:8x50 Finder with Lacerta MGEN Autoguider

Focal reducer:Baader RCC 1

Software:Photoshop CS5FitsworkPixInsight LETheli

Resolution: 2500x1666

Dates:Oct. 2, 2013Oct. 5, 2013

Frames:
34x300" ISO1600
28x600" ISO400

Integration: 7.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 13.74 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.63%

Mean SQM: 21.40

Astrometry.net job: 114792

RA center: 23.468 degrees

DEC center: 30.666 degrees

Orientation: -90.022 degrees

Field radius: 0.838 degrees

Locations: Almberg, Mitterfirmiansreuth, Germany

Description

Distance to the correcor was too short in the first series and it was very windy, the background was very uneven. Processed with Theli (stacking, color calibration), Fitswork (RGB combine, L stretch, 32 -> 16bit, flatten background), Adobe Camera Raw (denoise, sharpen), Photoshop (L + RGB combine, levels, curves, enhance details, create star mask), PixInsight LE (shrink stars)

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