Astrophotography – Triangulum Galaxy (M33), again

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy around 2.7 million ly. away from Earth. It is located in the constellation Triangulum. The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, right after the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way. For me this one of the best pictures I was able to capture so far. And again it is amazing to see what is possible with an amateur telescope and a mid-range CCD camera!

Date2014/09/20
LocationBöblingen / Germany
ObjectTriangulum Galaxy (M33)
CameraAtik383L+
Guidingyes, DMK31AU03.AS via OAG
Telescope8" GSO Newtonian
Barlow lensnone
MountEQ6 Syntrek
Cooling-15°C
Luminance6x 600s, bin: 1x1
Red5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Green5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Blue5x 300s, bin: 2x2
Dark10x
Flat10x
Total exposure~2h15m

The image is also available in full resolution.

Clear skies!

Last updated: June 20, 2022 at 9:43 am

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