Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Triangulum (Tri)  ·  Contains:  M 33  ·  NGC 598  ·  Triangulum galaxy
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Triangulum Galaxy - First Attempt, 


            Dan West
Triangulum Galaxy - First Attempt
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Triangulum Galaxy - First Attempt

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade 80mm Series 5000 ED APO

Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 6D

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 50mm Finder / Guider

Guiding cameras: Orion Star Shoot autoguider (SSAG)

Software: DeepSky Stacker 3.3.2 DSS 3.3.2  ·  Backyard EOS 3  ·  Photoshop CS5

Dates:Jan. 2, 2014

Frames: 17x120" (34')

Integration: 34'

Avg. Moon age: 1.21 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.65%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 156175

RA center: 1h 33' 38"

DEC center: +30° 40' 37"

Pixel scale: 2.832 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -94.811 degrees

Field radius: 0.964 degrees

Resolution: 620x427


First attempt at the Triangulum Galaxy, bad seeing, high humidity, and some high clouds


Sky plot

Sky plot


Triangulum Galaxy - First Attempt, 


            Dan West