M33-The Pinwheel Galaxy

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M33, NGC598
Constellation: Triangulum (the triangle)
Type: Galaxy
Position: RA 1h33m05s
Dec 30d39m
Magnitude: 5.7
Composite of two images using the LRGB technique.
Luminance: Taken 11/26/03.
Meade 6" Newtonian with a Televue field flattener.
60 minutes on hypered Tech Pan.
RGB: Taken 10/24/03.
Orion 120 ST refractor with a Televue field flattener.
60 minutes on Supra 400.
Guiding: Losmandy G-11 Gemini mount.
SBIG ST-4 and Celestron guidescope.
Processing: Images were aligned in Registar, combined in Photoshop. 
Curves, LRBG, color balance adjusted in Photoshop.
Notes: M33 is a member of our local group of galaxies and is thought to be a satellite
of M31, the Andromeda galaxy.

Locator Chart

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Chart copyright Steven Tuma and Dean Williams - Deepsky 2003

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