Triangulum Galaxy is part of the local group of galaxies that includes
our own Milky Way Galaxy as well as the M31 Andromeda Galaxy. Located 3
million light-years from Earth, it is 50,000 light-years across. It can
sometimes be seen with the naked eye, although only on rare and
extremely dark nights. North
is to the right.
AstroTech AT8RC 8" F8 Ritchey-Chretien with Astro-Physics CCDT67 Focal
Celestron CI-700 Mount
Orion StarShoot Pro V2 one-shot color
QHY5L-IIM through Orion Deluxe OAG, PHD guiding software
(12) 10 min
Nebulosity, PhotoShop CS2
10-22-2016, Tierra del Sol, CA, good conditions - until the clouds came
and cut the exposure time short.