It is clear to everyone that astronomy at all events compels the soul to look upwards, and draws it from the things of this world to the other.

— Plato

M33

M33

M33 the Triangulum Galaxy aka NGC589, this combined 100 min image is a combined 40 Lum, 20 R, 20 G, 20 B .  It was a very clear and "cool" evening but I stayed out until the temperature dropped to 30 degrees and a slight wind.  Color images combined in MaxIm DL/CCD.    No levels, curves, darks or any other processing done.  Orion was well on its way up when I closed at 11 pm.

The color on this image came

The color on this image came out really well. Congrats Gene great shot.