M33 (The Triangulum Galaxy)

Posted by DaveMitsky
on Sunday, November 29, 2009

by Dave Mitsky

This 50-second long image of M33 (NGC 598), commonly known as the Triangulum or Pinwheel Galaxy, was captured remotely on 2009/11/23 using the Bradford Robotic Telescope's 14" f/11 Celestron C14 SCT and FLI MicroLine camera located on Tenerife in the Canary Islands.  A Celestron focal reducer yielding an effective focal length of 1877mm at f/5.3 was employed.  North is up and east is to the left in the image.  For more on M33, browse http://www.maa.clell.de/Messier/E/m033.html

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