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Triangulum Galaxy M33 - in Triangulum

Optics Borg ED101 at f/8.8
Camera Canon EOS20D modified
Filters none
Date 11 Sept - 7 Oct 2007
Location Antares Observatory
Sky Conditions mag 5 sky - average
Exposure 85x10min ISO800
total: 14h 10min
Programs used Fitswork, CCDNight XP, Photoshop
Notes partyl high humidity during exposures

M33 is a prominent member of the Local Group of galaxies. Some bright HII regions of the galaxies spiral arms are cataloged by NGC numbers. The largest, NGC604 is similar to the orion nebula and has a diameter of nearly 1500 light-years.

Triangulum Galaxy

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