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M33 - the Triangulum Galaxy, 



    
        

            Andreas Eleftheriou
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M33 - the Triangulum Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Takahashi FSQ -106ED4  ·  Skywatcher Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet Esprit 150ED Super APO Triplet

Imaging cameras: ZWO asi 2600 MC  ·  zwo asi 071MC PRO

Mounts: Software Bisque MYT

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 290MM Mini

Software: APT - Astro Photography Tool  ·  Software Bisque The Sky X Pro  ·  PixInsight

Accessory: Moonlite NightCrawler 35  ·  Moonlite Nitecrawler 2.5


Dates:Sept. 29, 2019Sept. 19, 2020

Frames:
150x120"
150x300"

Integration: 17.5 hours

Avg. Moon age: 1.61 days

Avg. Moon phase: 3.51%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 6.00


Astrometry.net job: 4046924

RA center: 1h 33' 52"

DEC center: +30° 39' 11"

Pixel scale: 1.456 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 95.617 degrees

Field radius: 0.742 degrees


Resolution: 3059x2024

Locations: my balcony, Limassol, Cyprus

Data source: Backyard

Description

This image is a combination of data acquired in the past with two different setups:

Sept.2019, Esprit150 and ASI071, 150x120secs , at pixel scale 0.915 arcsec/pixel,
and
Sept2020, Takahashi FSQ106ED4 and ASI2600, 150x300secs at pixel scale 1.456 arcsec/pixel

All individual calibrated subs were normalised, aligned and scaled on the smaller FOV and then processed (all in Pixinsight).
It was an interesting project, which indicates again that it is a good practice to keep older data available :-)

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