||62' x 39'
The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3
million light-years 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, the Andromeda Galaxy and about 30 other smaller
With a large apparent angle (62' x 39' - about twice the full
moon) it doesn't fit completely on the CCD.
Being at a relatively short distance... some star clusters and nebulae belonging to this galaxy
brightness is a very low mag 14.5
See Full size
||Exp Time (s)
|March 10, 2002
|LRGB, Max Entropy, DDP
||Published in Jan 2003 issue of
"Ciel et Espace"