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M 33 - Triangulum Galaxy (LRGB), 



    
        

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M 33 - Triangulum Galaxy (LRGB)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)
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M 33 - Triangulum Galaxy (LRGB), 



    
        

            Ruediger
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M 33 - Triangulum Galaxy (LRGB)

Acquisition type: Electronically-Assisted Astronomy (EAA, e.g. based on a live video feed)

Acquisition details

Dates:
Aug. 23, 2020
Frames:
Baader CCD Blue 2": 6×300(30′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader CCD Green 2": 6×300(30′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader CCD Luminance 2": 6×600(1h) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Baader CCD Red 2": 5×300(25′) (gain: 0.00) -15°C bin 1×1
Integration:
2h 25′
Darks:
22
Avg. Moon age:
4.94 days
Avg. Moon phase:
25.17%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
4.00
Mean SQM:
20.54
Temperature:
14.00

RA center: 01h33m58s.926

DEC center: +30°4057.73

Pixel scale: 0.455 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: -98.137 degrees

Field radius: 0.481 degrees

WCS transformation: thin plate spline

More info:Open 

Resolution: 6320x4216

File size: 123.4 MB

Locations: Balcony observatory, Ansbach, Bavaria, Germany

Data source: Backyard

Description

I know, I know... yet another boring M33 ... but please wait!

The thrilling of this image is not the object itself, but the countless details you will find while panning the image in full resolution, though I had to down scale it to 66%.

Actually I was collimating the CDK, when I noticed there will be a 3 hours gap in the clouds. So I decided to go for an easy target one just for fun. Just fooling around. I had not expected to have a result worth to be uploaded, but I was surprised of its beauty. So I decided to upload it anyway ... though it is yet another boring M33....

But do be honest: After all these sophisticated objects I shot before, this easy and straight forward one was real fun. 😉

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M 33 - Triangulum Galaxy (LRGB), 



    
        

            Ruediger