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The Triangulum Galaxy (M33), 


            Olli Arkko
The Triangulum Galaxy (M33)
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The Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Acquisition details

Sept. 9, 2016
70×240(4h 40′)
4h 40′
Avg. Moon age:
7.40 days
Avg. Moon phase:

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 1232304

RA center: 01h33m54s.5

DEC center: +30°4015

Pixel scale: 2.166 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 136.884 degrees

Field radius: 0.809 degrees

Resolution: 620x407

File size: 186.2 KB

Locations: Home backyard, Kauniainen, Uusimaa, Finland


A galaxy that I haven't really imaged before due to my fears that it might be too faint for my light polluted location. And indeed the outer edges of the galaxy are extremely faint. But a painful processing session and lots of integration time made for an okay image in the end!


Sky plot

Sky plot


The Triangulum Galaxy (M33), 


            Olli Arkko