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M33 - Galaxie in Triangulum

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M33 in Triangulum, also know as the Triangulum galaxy or NGC598.
RK 01h 33’ 50” / DEC +30° 39’ 36.7”
65’ x 35‘ / Vis m6.7 / Abs m: -17.72 / Type : Sc
Distance: 2.500.000Lj / diam: 50000Lj

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 2.5 million light years(ly) from Earth in the constellation Trinagulum. It is catalogued as Messier 33 or NGC598, and is sometimes informally referred to as the Pinwheel Galaxy, a nickname it shares with Messier 101. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, which includes the Milky Way, the Andromeda Galaxy and about 30 other smaller galaxies. M33 have a blue color because there are many young stars formed last astronimical past. It is one of the most distant permanent object that can be viewed with the naked eye. For more information see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Triangulum_Galaxy

General Info

Triangulum

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Image Data

Optics : TMB 152 @ f/8
Mount : 10micron GM2000
Camera : SBig STL11000
Exposures : total, 30h50 - HLRGB : 210:650:230:360:400 (1x1 bin)
Filters : Baader HaRGB 2”
Location : Verclause (France)
Date : 14, 16,17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23/08/2012 & 20/11/2012 & 11/01/2013
Comments : Data acquired remotely

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