M33 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
Catalog: Messier 33

Magnitude: 
5.7

Size: 
71' by 42'

Constellation:
Triangulum

Common Name or Description: 
spirial galaxy, extremely bright and large, round
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Click Here for 2002 Image with FSQ & ST10
Date Taken:  9/2/05                            Location:  OCA site, Anza, CA   
Equipment: 
Takahashi FSQ106 telescope & STL4020 CCD camera - Color
                  Takahashi FS152 scope & STL11000 CCD camera - Luminance

Exposure:   
LRGB = 170/40/50/50 (600 second individual exposures)
Notes:        
Tandem imaging with both scopes at once - 5 hours of imaging in 3 hours!
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