M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Image information:

Date: 08/31/2006
Equipment: SBIG ST2000XM with CFW8a and Astronomik type 2c LRGB filter set through WO ZS105ED telescope on Losmandy GM8 mount. WO ZS105ED working at f5.6 with WO 0.8X reducer/flattener.
Image type: LRGB
Exposure time: 13X4min Luminance binned 1X1, RG&B 6X3min each binned 2X2

Object information:

Object designations:

M33, NGC 598, Triangulum Galaxy
Object type:
Spiral galaxy
Object size:
62' X 39'
Constellation: Triangulum
M33, Triangulum Galaxy, is one of more prominent members of the Local Group of galaxies, together with Andromeda Galaxy M31 and Milky Way. It is considered to be the most distant naked eye visible object. The distance of M33 is about 3000 kly.

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List of related images:

M33, OSC, ZWO ASI178MC Cool through AT65EDQ telescope