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Contains:  Triangulum galaxy, M 33, NGC 598
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Messier 33 Galaxy in Triangulum, 





    
        

            Steve Milne
Messier 33 Galaxy in Triangulum

Messier 33 Galaxy in Triangulum

Technical card

Resolution: 3287x2468

Dates:Sept. 6, 2019

Frames:
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Blue: 27x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Green: 27x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Ha 5nm: 11x1200" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Luminance: 45x600" bin 1x1
Astrodon Tru-Balance LRGB E-Series Gen 2 Red: 27x600" bin 1x1

Integration: 24.7 hours

Avg. Moon age: 7.73 days

Avg. Moon phase: 53.73%

Astrometry.net job: 2937242

RA center: 23.473 degrees

DEC center: 30.667 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.092 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 91.001 degrees

Field radius: 1.194 degrees

Locations: E-EyE, Fregenal de la Sierra, Extremadura, Spain

Data source: Own remote observatory

Remote source: e-EyE Extremadura

Description

Messier 33 (NGC 598) is a spiral galaxy located around 3 million light years distant in the constellation of Triangulum. it is often referred to as the Pinwheel Galaxy, although it is not the only galaxy so-named.

M33 was photographed between 9 January and 6 September 2019 from an imaging rig in Spain that is privately-owned and remotely-operated by Barry Wilson and me.

Capture details are as follows:

Telescope: Takahashi FSQ 106
Camera: QSI 683
Filters: Astrodon
Mount: 10 Micron GM1000HPS

Ha: 11 x 1200s
Lum: 45 x 600s
Red: 27 x 600s
Green: 27 x 600s
Blue: 27 x 600s

A total of 24 hours and 40 minutes exposure.

Data capture: Steve Milne & Barry Wilson
Image Processing: Steve Milne

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Messier 33 Galaxy in Triangulum, 





    
        

            Steve Milne