M33 Triangulum galaxy


Here is an image of M33 (NGC598) also known as triangulum galaxy,visible in the constellation of Triangulum with naked eye under very clear and dark skies.It belongs to the local group of galaxies and with it’s 50.000 light years of diameter is the third largest.It has about 40 billion stars and could be a gravitationally companion of the more famous Andromeda Galaxy.This image was taken remotely with my Takahashi Epsilon 250 T5 at www.itelescope.net¬†located in New Mexico last autumn.Total exposure time about 4 hours in LRGB filters.

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