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M33 (NGC 598)

By |2017-01-31T10:52:42+00:009 October 2015|Categories: Galaxy, M31-60, News|

Spiral Galaxy, Traingulum
Mag 7 Size 73’x45′
2015-10-08
200mm f8 RC, piggyback guiding C80ED
L 8×300 2×2, RGB 8×240 3×3
BPM, flats
Atik 460EX (-10C), LRGB filters, IDAS P2 LPR filter
Captured in APT, Processed in Nebulosity3, PS CC, LightRoom

Updated 2015-10-09 using the 460EX. Older one below.
Low surface brightness. Hard to image effectively.

M33

2012-09-18
200mm f8 RC, OAG
15x240s, 2x360x ISO 1600, darks, flats
Canon EOS 350D modded, Astronomik CLS
Captured in APT, Processed in Nebulosity, PS CS5

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M81 and M82

By |2013-11-03T17:27:47+00:009 March 2011|Categories: Galaxy, News|

2011-02-27
200mm f5 Newtonian MPCC Guided
Canon EOS 350D, Astronomik CLS
10x180s 5x240s darks ISO 800
Captured in APT
Processed in Nebulosity and PS CS5

Thought I would show both galaxies together as that’s the classic view of them. There’s quite a lot of vignetting which I am removing using Noel’s Actions. Not ideal but I must start doing flats to do it properly.

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