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Triangulum galaxy | by dgoodin
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Triangulum galaxy

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Otherwise known as M33 is one of the nearest galaxies to us and is the smallest member of the local group of galaxies.


This photo was taken with a Canon 20D through an Orion 80ED refractor, which was itself piggybacked on an 11" Celestron Schmidt Cassegrain. The scopes are mounted on a Losmandy G11 equatorial mount. No autoguiding was used for this photo, a stack of 20 shots at 300 seconds each.

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Taken on October 28, 2006