Triangulum Galaxy - M33


Scope: ST80  f/5 Location: Laguna Mountains CA   9/20/2003  Camera: ToUcam SC3

Exposure: 8 x 120  sec Luminance with IR Block filter, 6 x 90/90/120 sec RGB color exposures 

Processing: Images were captured and aligned in K3CCDTools and saved as FITS. Luminance and Color master frames were coregistered in Astroart with some low pass filtering. Luminance and Color FITS were combined in Photoshop with some Luminance Layering. Loreal and SGBNR were used for image enhancement after the color combine. Final touches in Photoshop.

This image was taken the same night as the Andromeda (M31) Galaxy using the AS mount with the C8 guiding. This image replaces an earlier image of M33 on this site. Approximate total horizontal FOV is 42'


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