M33 galaxy, click to see it at higher resolution

    The core of Messier 33, Galaxy in Triangulum


    Technical Details:

    Object: The core of M33 in Triangulum
    Observing Site: Azor Observatory, Las Rozas, Madrid, Spain. 18.84 mag arcsec-2
    Date: 2008 December 21, 22, 23 and 24
    Camera: SBIG STL-11000M @ -20ºC
    Telescope: ASA N10 Astrograph @ f/6.7, Astrophysics AP1200 mount
    Filters: Astrodon Luminance NIR Blocked and RGB i-series
    Exposure: 540 minutes (L 26x15 min subs, RGB 5x10min each, 2x2 binned))
    Processing Software: Maxim DL, Photoshop
    Comments: CCD Commander used for unattended data acquisition. Shown at 50% size


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