Messier 33 Spiral Galaxy

M 33 Spiral Galaxy

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Object: M 33 Spiral Galaxy Constellation Triangulum

Distance: 2.8 million light years

Date(s) Taken: September 7-8, 2005

Telescope: Orion XT-10 / Losmandy G11 / Gemini

Focal Length: 1254 mm

Camera: ST 2000 XM operating at -15 deg C sensor temperature

Resolution: 1.27 Arc-seconds / Pixel

Exposures: 5.25 hours total duration

21 Luminance - 10 Minute Images binned 1x1

10 Red - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

10 Green - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

10 Blue - 10 Minute Images binned 2x2

 

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