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Contains:  M 33, NGC 598, Triangulum galaxy
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M33 The Triangulum Galaxy, 


M33 The Triangulum Galaxy
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M33 The Triangulum Galaxy

Technical card

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Astrotech 92 Triplet AT92mm f/5.5

Imaging cameras: ATIK 420c

Mounts: Orion Azeq Atlas pro

Guiding telescopes or lenses: ASTRO TECH AT66ED Guiding

Guiding cameras: Orion star shoot auto guider Star Shoot AutoGuider

Software: PixInsight  ·  Stark Labs pHD guiding PHD2  ·  EQMOD, Stellarium, Stellarium Scope, PHD, Backyard EOS, Astro Tortilla Nebulosity 4

Filters: Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion

Accessory: Pegasus Astro Dual Motor Focus Controller Cube focuser  ·  Astro-Tech ATFF2 field flattener

Dates:Oct. 1, 2019

Frames:Orion SkyGlow Astrophotography Filter 2 inch Orion: 123x300" -1C

Integration: 10.2 hours

Darks: ~30

Flats: ~30

Bias: ~50

Avg. Moon age: 3.11 days

Avg. Moon phase: 10.57%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 7.00

Basic astrometry details job: 2960497

RA center: 1h 33' 49"

DEC center: +30° 39' 25"

Pixel scale: 0.894 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 88.001 degrees

Field radius: 0.490 degrees

Resolution: 3157x2369

Locations: Home backyard red turning white zone, Gilbert, Az, United States

Data source: Backyard


M33 The Triangulum Galaxy is a beautiful Spiral Galaxy in Triangulum.
There are many Globular clusters in the outer arms, and areas of reddish H II .
Taken three nights Sep 29, 30, and Oct 1.
Clear skies Mike



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Description: I increased the blue channel using Color Saturation. This I believe revealed the blue younger star regions. This was suggested by fellow Cloudy Nights member Steve (sink45ny) Seymore Stars here on AB. Thanks Steve for your suggestion!

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M33 The Triangulum Galaxy,