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Messier 33

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron RASA 11"

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI294MC Pro  ·  ZWO ASI 1600 MM Cooled Pro

Mounts: Paramount MX +

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Orion 30mm Ultra Mini guide scope

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI120MM Mini

Software: Main Sequence Software Seqence Generator Pro 3  ·  PHD2  ·  pixinsight 1.85

Filters: astrodon 5nm narrowband filters

Accessory: SkyShed Roll-off  ·  Starizona Microtouch Autofocuser  ·  Interactive Astronomy SkyRoof  ·  Interactive Astronomy Sky Alert

Dates:Nov. 25, 2019

Frames: 310x30"

Integration: 2.6 hours

Avg. Moon age: 28.30 days

Avg. Moon phase: 1.70%

Astrometry.net job: 3080272

RA center: 1h 33' 47"

DEC center: +30° 38' 1"

Pixel scale: 1.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -82.909 degrees

Field radius: 0.683 degrees

Resolution: 2570x1890

Locations: JRO - Home Observatories, Milford, New Jersey, United States

Data source: Backyard


Another go at M33 with 30 sec subs



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Description: I added another couple of hours of data and also added in some Ha data. Total integration is 310 x 30s subs + 20 x 4m Ha subs. I also tried for the first time breaking my RGB into channels and performing the linear processing on each of them before combining. Adding in the Ha data is also something I have never tried to do, it really made the Red Ha pop which I personally like. A shout out to Trevor from AstroBackYard for encouraging me to process channels independently and also to add in Ha to my color images. Also a thanks to Christopher Gomez for the good YouTube tutorial on how to combine Ha with RGB data in PI. Comments welcome!

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