Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Triangulum (Tri)  ·  Contains:  M 33  ·  NGC 598  ·  Triangulum galaxy
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M33

M33, 



    
        

            Tim Stone
M33
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M33

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave Instruments CDK 17
Imaging Cameras
Apogee U16M
Mounts
Paramount ME
Filters
Astrodon E-series R · Astrodon E-series G · Astrodon E-series B · Astrodon E-series 2 L
Accessories
Astrodon Monster MOAG
Software
photoshop · Maxim DL
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Planewave Instruments CDK 17
Guiding Cameras
SBIG STi

Acquisition details

Dates:
Sept. 11, 2013 ·  Oct. 8, 2013 ·  Oct. 9, 2013
Frames:
Astrodon E-series 2 L: 9x1800" (4h 30') -20C bin 1x1
Astrodon E-series 2 L: 7x900" (1h 45') -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series B: 4x900" (1h) -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series G: 5x900" (1h 15') -20C bin 2x2
Astrodon E-series R: 6x900" (1h 30') -20C bin 2x2
Ha 3nm: 9x1200" (3h) -20C bin 2x2
Integration:
13h
Avg. Moon age:
4.83 days
Avg. Moon phase:
24.73%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 101992

RA center: 01h33m56s.4

DEC center: +30°3809

Pixel scale: 0.626 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 175.816 degrees

Field radius: 0.491 degrees

Resolution: 3992x3992

Locations: Sugar Grove Observatory, Funks Grove, IL, United States

Description

M33 is every bit as beautiful as M31, the large galaxy about which it orbits. A recent encounter with M31 has ignited huge regions of starbirth, and may be at least partially responsible for the obvious warp in the disk of M31.

Astrometry from astrometry.net:

(RA, Dec) center: (23.4925372606, 30.6267968335) degrees

Orientation: 0.48406331838 deg E of N

Pixel scale: 0.625653230678 arcsec/pixel

Your field contains:

NGC 604

NGC 595

NGC 592

NGC 588

IC 139

IC 140

IC 142

IC 143

IC 131

IC 132

IC 133

IC 134

IC 135

IC 136

IC 137

HD 9483

HD 9687

HD 9444

NGC 598

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