M33 - NGC 598 (Triangulum Galaxy)                         (click image for full-scale)

Distance:  3 million light years

NOTE:  During this session, I imaged asteroid 2012 US133 ~2 weeks after it was first discovered.  My movie of it is: Here (and as .mp4 Here)

Telescope Takahashi TOA-130F @ f/7.7
Mount Takahashi EM200 Temma II
Camera QSI 540wsg @ -10C
Filters Astrodon Tru-Balance I-Series LRGB Gen 2
Guider SX Lodestar
Settings 13x10min L (bin1x1); 5x3min ea RGB (bin2x2); AstroArt5, PS7 (slightly cropped, 10 darks, 10 flats)
Date/Location 6 November 2012 - Las Cruces, NM

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