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Rian-Pascal Bergen

Psalm 111:1-10

Messier 33, or Triangulum Galaxy, Taken 20211016-20211019

20211016-20211019 Messier 33 - Triangulum Galaxy

Full Size Image (PNG 19.1 MB)

This is by far, the longest exposure image I’ve taken to date. Most of that time went to the Hydrogen-Alpha as well as combating the Moon Light in the RGB Filters. I am very happy the way it turned out.


Telescope/Lens: Meade 70 mm Series 6000 Astrograph Quadruplet APO Refractor

Imaging Camera: ZWO ASI1600MM-PRO

Guiding Scope: ZWO Mini Guide Scope

Guiding Camera: ZWO ASI290MM

Mounts: Sky-Watcher EQ6R-Pro

Filters: Chroma 2" LRGB, Chroma 2" H-Alpha (3nm), Chroma 2" OIII (3nm)

Accessories: ZWO EFW 7x2", Pegasus Astro Pocket Powerbox, Astrozap AstroStrap 70mm Dew Heater

Software: N.I.N.I, PHD2, Deep Sky Stacker, Adobe Photoshop 2021, StarNet++

Storage Devices and Computers used are not mentioned here.

Location, Weather, and Acquisition

All data was taken from my Bortel 4 backyard. Location was within a 15-mile radius of Comer, Georgia (USA) (34.0637° N, 83.1254° W). Weather data was not recorded. Some Acquisition Data may be missing.

Date Temperature Humidity Average Moon Phase
2021-10-16 - 2021-10-17N/AN/AWaxing Gibbous (84.6%)
2021-10-17 - 2021-10-18N/AN/AWaxing Gibbous (91.4%)
2021-10-18 - 2021-10-19N/AN/AWaxing Gibbous (96.2%)

Date Filter F-Ratio Gain/ISO Exposure Time Number of Exposures
2021-10-16 - 2021-10-17Rf/5Gain 139, Offset 2130042
2021-10-16 - 2021-10-17Gf/5Gain 139, Offset 21300102
2021-10-16 - 2021-10-17Bf/5Gain 139, Offset 2130081
2021-11-13 - 2021-11-15H-Alphaf/5Gain 139, Offset 2160065

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