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05-Aug-2020

M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Fort Griffin State Historic Park

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy at approximately 3 million light years distance in the constellation Triangulum. It is catalogued as Messier 33 or NGC 598, and is sometimes informally referred to as the Pinwheel Galaxy, a moniker it shares with Messier 101. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, which includes the Milky Way Galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy and about 30 other smaller galaxies. It is one of the most distant permanent objects that can be viewed with the naked eye.

Astro-Tech AT8RC Carbon Fiber Ritchey-Chretien
Astro Physics CCDT67 Telecompressor at f/5.3 1075mm
ZWO ASI2600MC Pro CMOS One Shot Color Camera
Baader Vario Finder mounted as Guidescope
ZWO ASI178MM Guide Camara
Astro Physics 900 GTO mount

30 exposures 5 minutes (100 gain/20 offset) each

Guided with PHD-2
Captured Pre-processed and Stacked in Nebulosity 4
Post Processed in Pixinsight and Photoshop full exif


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