Triangulum Galaxy – M33

The Triangulum Galaxy (M33, NGC598) the third largest member of the local group, with its larger sisters the Andromeda Galaxy and our Milky Way. It consists of 40 billion stars, really small compared to the 400 billion of the Milky Way and the 1 trillion of the Andromeda Galaxy.

This image is an LRGB composite of 9 hours of LRGB data captured at the Deep Sky West Observatory.

Exposure: LRGB 24 x 600sec, (12,32,14) x 300sec Date: 2017-12-11…2017-12-20
Setup: Astro-Physics RH-305 with FLI ML8300 Site: Deep Sky West Observatory, NM, USA

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