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David Hoskin
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
06:30 pm

Equipment Details:

Orion f/6 80mm ED80T-CF telescope, ZWO ASI533MC Pro camera with UV/IR cut filter, SkyWatcher EQ6R Pro mount.

Post-processing Details:

89 4-minute lights (collected over 3 nights) plus calibration frames were stacked using DeepSkyStacker; photometric calibration using SiriL; other post-processing with Photoshop CS2 plus Astronomy Tools plugin, ImagesPlus and Microsoft Photo.

Image Details:

The Triangulum Galaxy (Messier 33) is a spiral galaxy located in the small triangle-shaped constellation Triangulum. This galaxy, which is about half the size of our Milky Way Galaxy, is 2.73 million light years from Earth.