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January 2016

TRIANGULAM M33

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light years from Earth in the constellation Triangulam. It is catalogued as M33 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.

Equipment:

Telescope: SW200p

Guide Scope: SW ST80 with Orion

Mount: NEQ6 Pro

Camera: Modified Canon 550d

Lights, Darks, Bias 4 x 600sec iso1600