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M33: A Beautiful Galaxy

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            David Redwine
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M33: A Beautiful Galaxy

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Celestron 8" EdgeHD  ·  CELESTRON EdgeHD 800

Imaging cameras: ZWO ASI1600MC

Mounts: Celestron CGX-L

Guiding telescopes or lenses: Celestron RACI

Guiding cameras: ZWO ASI 120MM

Focal reducers: Celestron Edge HD 800 f/0.7

Software: Software Bisque The SkyX Serious  ·  Topaz Labs DeNoise AI  ·  Celestron CPWI  ·  PHD2 Guiding  ·  Adobe Photoshop Version: 21.1.3  ·  PixInsight  ·  APT

Filters: Baader Moon & Skyglow Filter 1.25"

Accessory: Celestron Off-axis guider  ·  Skyshed POD  ·  Zwo Filter Wheel 1.25", 5 slot, Electric


Dates:Oct. 7, 2020

Frames: 48x240" (3h 12')

Integration: 3h 12'

Avg. Moon age: 19.80 days

Avg. Moon phase: 73.99%


Astrometry.net job: 3996990

RA center: 1h 33' 51"

DEC center: +30° 38' 32"

Pixel scale: 0.711 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 33.251 degrees

Field radius: 0.407 degrees


Resolution: 3165x2624

Locations: Bluff Creek Observatory, Coleman, MI, United States

Data source: Backyard

Description

Light fog and low clouds in the area affected my guide stars, but didn't seem to affect the galaxy very much. SQM varied between 21.0 and 19.5 but stacking the data in progress didn't show much loss of contrast.

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