M33- Triangulum Galaxy

M33- Ha_LRGB Triangulum Galaxy

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light-years (ly) from Earth in the constellation Triangulum. It is catalogued as Messier 33 or NGC 598. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, behind the Milky Way and the Andromeda Galaxy. It is one of the most distant permanent objects that can be viewed with the naked eye.

The galaxy is the smallest spiral galaxy in the Local Group and it is believed to be a satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy

  • Costellation: Triangulum
  • AR: 01h 33m 50,9s – DEC: +30° 39′ 36″
  • Distance: 2.38 to 3.07 Mly
  • Age:

Shooting  Details

  • Optics:                      Takahashi FSQ85ED
  • Mount:                      EQ6 Skywatcher
  • Camera:                    QSI 683 WSG-5
  • Accessories:             Lodestar, USB_Focus V3
  • Cooling:                    -20°C
  • Filters:                      Astrodon Tru-Balance E-Series Gen 2 HaLRGB
  • Exposure:                Ha 900″ L 6002 RGB  300″ [9x12x13x12x12] bin1
  • Flat-Dark-Bias:       15-19-201
  • Integration:             7 h
  • Date:                         10-17th, 2018; 12-06th, 2018
  • Location:                  Own remote observatory
  • SQM-L:                     21.10
  • Software:                 PHD2, Voyager, Pixinsight, PS
  • Note: