Daily Archives: July 16, 2014

Triangulum Galaxy

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light-years (ly) from Earth in the constellation Triangulum.
The Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, which includes the Milky Way, theAndromeda Galaxy and about 44 other smaller galaxies. It is one of the most distant permanent objects that can be viewed with the naked eye.

Imaging telescopes or lenses: Meade LXD 55 SN6
Imaging cameras: Canon EOS 450D modified
Mounts: Skywatcher NEQ6 Pro GoTo
Guiding telescopes or lenses: Skywatcher 80/400 Achromatic Refractor
Guiding cameras: QHY5
Dates: Aug. 10, 2013
Frames: 41×300″ ISO1600
Integration: 3.4 hours

Author: Pedro Asunción
AstroPhotography of the day by SPONLI 16 July 2014