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Contains:  Triangulum galaxy, M 33, NGC 598
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Messier 33, 





    
        

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Messier 33

Messier 33

Technical card

Resolution: 2570x1890

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' 2"

Pixel scale: 1.542 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 276.971 degrees

Field radius: 0.683

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

Data source: Backyard

Description

Another go at M33 with 30 sec subs

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tommax1
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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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