Triangulum Galaxy, M33 with Ha added to RGB image
Location: LB Pearson College of the Pacific, Metchosin, BC.
Date: September 3/4, 2011
Equipment: Telescope: Astrotech AT8RC, Mount: EQ6 autoguided with Orion Autoguider camera and PHD software.
Imaging Camera: Orion SSPro, v1, MaximDLE software
Exposures: Ha - 4 X 900 seconds using an Astronomik 13nm Ha filter, Lights - 8 X 900 seconds, Darks - 4 X 900 seconds, Flats 20 X .30 s using an electroluminescent panel and 20 Bias frames processed with ImagesPlus, PhotoShop and NoiseNinja. The combined Ha exposures were added to the red channel of the RGB image.
Note: Excellent seeing conditions with no layer of marine air. more...