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Spiral Galaxy M33


Spiral Galaxy   M33

Spiral Galaxy - M33

Date: 11 September 2023
Location: Ormond Beach, Florida, United States

Notes: Total integration of 2 hours and 12 minutes. No darks nor flats due to using Live Stack feature on SharpCapPro. 330 two second exposure live stack frames were captured resulting on twelve individual pictures subframes of 11 minutes each.

Telescope: Celestron NexStar8SE with Focus Motor
Mount: Celestron CGEM II
Lens: Starizona HyperStarC8v4 resulting on a Focal Length of 390mm and Focal ratio of f/1.9
Resolution: 1.99"/pixel
Camera: SvBONY SV605CC
Filter: 2" Svbony Filter UV/IR CUT

Telescope Mount Control Software: Celestron PWI Telescope Control Software (CPWI) and Starry Night Celestron SE8
Focus Motor Software: Focus Motor Utility Software
Imaging Capturing and Live Stacking Software: SharpCap Pro v4
Stacking Software: DeepSkyStacker 4.2.6
Post Processing Software: GraXpert-win64, Image Composite Editor and PhotoshopCS3

Camera Settings Sample:
[SVBONY SV605CC]
FrameType=Light
Output Format=PNG files (*.png)
Colour Space=RGB24
Binning=1
Capture Area=3008x3008
Pan=0
Tilt=0
Black Level=0
USB Speed=1
Frame Rate Limit=Maximum
Gain=361
Exposure=2.000s
Timestamp Frames=Off
White Bal (B)=352
White Bal (G)=219
White Bal ®=421
Sharpness=0
Gamma=0.99
Contrast=50
Cooler Power=83
Temperature=0.1
Target Temperature=0
Cooler=On
Trail Width=3
Minimum Trail Length=100
Trail Detection Sensitivity=9
Remove Satellite Trails=Off
Background Subtraction=Off
Planet/Disk Stabilization=Off
Banding Threshold=10
Banding Suppression=0
Apply Flat=None
Hot Pixel Sensitivity=5
Subtract Dark=None
NegativeDisplay=0
Display Black Point=0
Display MidTone Point=0.5
Display White Point=1
Notes=
TimeStamp=2023-09-11T04:10:48.6438616Z
SharpCapVersion=4.0.9545.0
TotalExposure(s)=660
StackedFrames=330
LiveStack.SaveRawFrames=All
LiveStack.AlignFrames=True
LiveStack.Derotate=True
LiveStack.StarsForAlignment=15
LiveStack.StarDetection.Sensitivity=75
LiveStack.StarDetection.SuppressHotPixels=True
LiveStack.AlignAutoDisabled=False
LiveStack.ReduceNoiseAmount=0.5
LiveStack.BrightnessLimit=82.30038
LiveStack.FilterBrightness=True
LiveStack.AutoBrightnessLimit=True
LiveStack.FWHMLimit=4
LiveStack.FilterFWHM=False
LiveStack.WarningThreshold=5
LiveStack.StackingMode=0
LiveStack.SigmaClipInitialCount=5
LiveSack.SigmaClipThreshold=3
LiveStack.SigmaClipLowLimit=1
LiveStack.AutoSaveReset=True
LiveStack.AutoSaveResetMinutes=11
LiveStack.LogarithmicHistogramHorizontalAxis=False
LiveStack.AutoSave=True
LiveStack.BlackLevel=0
LiveStack.WhiteLevel=100
LiveStack.MidLevel=25
LiveStack.WBB.db=3.5837
LiveStack.WBG.db=1.741314
LiveStack.WBR.db=0.9569904
LiveStack.Saturation=1.292769
AutoStretch.Strength=2
LiveStack.StarDetection.FaintStarsOptimization=False
Courtesy of Luis Rivera-Lopez






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