Triangulum ( The Pinwheel ) Galaxy, 



    
        

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Triangulum ( The Pinwheel ) Galaxy

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
8" SCT GT Series Celestron
Imaging Cameras
450 Rebel Canon
Mounts
CG5 Equatorial Celestron
Accessories
6.3 Focal reducer Celestron
Software
3.3.3 Beta 47, 3.82 and CS3 Deep Sky Stacker, Image Plus, Photoshop & Noel's Tools,

Acquisition details

Dates:
Oct. 7, 2010
Frames:
5x40" (3' 20") ISO1600
Integration:
3' 20"
Avg. Moon age:
29.21 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.12%
Bortle Dark-Sky Scale:
5.00

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 98557

Resolution: 620x487

Description

M 33 (is also known as NGC 59 a spiral galaxy is located in constellation Triangulum. It is known as the Triangulum Galaxy or informally known as The Pinwheel Galaxy. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third- largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, which includes the Milk Way Galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy and about 30 other smaller galaxies. M33 is located about 2.3 to 2.4 million light years from earth.This huge galaxy was discovered in August, 1764 by Charles Messier.

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Triangulum ( The Pinwheel ) Galaxy, 



    
        

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