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M33 Triangulum Galaxy

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy in the constellation Triangulum. It is the third largest galaxy behind the milky way and the andromeda galaxy.

Distance to earth: 3’000’000 lightyears
Apparent size: 70 arcminutes (2 x the moon)

Imaging time: 16.2 hours

Equipment:
Mount: SW AZEQ6GT
Telescope: SW Evostar 80ED
Camera: Atik 460EX Mono

Capture information:
Date: October – November 2016
Total exposure time: 16.2 hours
Color combination: LRGB

Image data:
79 x 600s LUM
12 x 3 x 300s RGB bin2