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Messier 33 - The Triangulum Galaxy  - Spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth., 



    
        

            Chris Turner

Messier 33 - The Triangulum Galaxy - Spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth.

Messier 33 - The Triangulum Galaxy  - Spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth., 



    
        

            Chris Turner

Messier 33 - The Triangulum Galaxy - Spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth.

Technical card

Frames: 39x3" (1' 57")

Integration: 1' 57"


Astrometry.net job: 3469240

RA center: 1h 34' 1"

DEC center: +30° 35' 20"

Pixel scale: 1.116 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -110.000 degrees

Field radius: 0.615 degrees


Resolution: 3171x2384

Data source: Backyard

Description

I captured this from my backyard Observatory in Upper Tantallon, Nova Scotia, Canada.

Primary Camera: QSI WSG 683

Guide Camera: Off Axis Guider, Orion Starshoot

Guiding Software: PHD2 /ASCOM

Acquisition software: Sequence Generator Pro /EQMOD ASCOM

Optical Tube Assembly: Maksutov Newtonian

Focal Length: 1000mm, F5.3

Image processing Software: PixInsight 1.8.x

Workflow: Blink, Subframe Selector, Batch Preprocessing, Dynamic Crop, ChannelCombination, Dynamic Background Extraction, BackgroundNeutralization, PhotometricCalibration, Deconvolution with supporting masks and PSF, MultiLinearTransformation, Histogram Stretch with a ScreenTransfer Function to the Histogram with minor tweeks, TGVDNoise Reduction, LocalHistogram Equalization, Curves Transformation Adjustments, Saturation tweeking, MultiLinear Transformation and a final Morphological Transformation. Final saved as an .xisf with conversion to .JPG and .PNG for sharing on Astrobin, Facebook Etc....

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Messier 33 - The Triangulum Galaxy  - Spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth., 



    
        

            Chris Turner