|M33 - The Pinwheel Galaxy
LAAstro.com by Bill Patterson
|Catalog: Messier 33
Size: 71' by 42'
Common Name or Description: spirial galaxy, extremely bright and large, round
|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!