Messier 33

Inside the Triangle

Messier 33
Messier 33

Hi,

In attachment you can find sketch of famous Triangulum Galaxy (M33)

Short description:

Object Name: M33 – galaxy in Triangulum
Object Type: spiral galaxy
Location: Jodłów – small village in southern Poland (picture made during StarParty Jodłów 2011)
Date: 01.10.2011
Media: graphite pencil, white paper, color invert
Telescope: Columbus 320UL (320/1384 Newtonian) + Explore Scientific 30mm
Seeing: 3/5 (average)
Transparency: 2/5 (good)
NELM: 6,4 mag

I think that no additional explanations are needed because all of us know this object. Beside M31 it is most popular galaxy in northern sky.
It is really easy to catch, even in small binocular but if you want to see more than small mist you need 10” or bigger mirror and really dark sky (min 6mag). Then you can observe spiral arms and inner star clouds.

Clear Sky
Łukasz


6 thoughts on “Inside the Triangle”

  1. Łukasz,

    A very fine capture of M-33. Easy to see from a good sky but difficult to render so well. Well done.

    Frank

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