The Triangulum Galaxy is a large, beautiful spiral galaxy 3 million light-years away. This image from S&T gallery contributor Starchaser55 shows the bluish star-forming regions and dark, dusty clouds. This is a single exposure of 12 minutes at ISO 250, taken in western Texas. Processed in PixInsight.
Location of Photo:
Photo taken at Sky Pony Observatory in the Davis Mountains of west Texas
Date/Time of photo:
August 14, 2020 at 06:41 UTC (01:41 AM CDT, Aug. 14th)
Taken with a Canon EOS Ra through a f/2.2 Celestron RASA 11" V2 on a Meade LX850 mount
The Triangulum Galaxy is a large, beautifully colored galaxy almost 3 million light years away. In this image you can clearly see the blue star-forming regions, and small dark clouds scattered throughout. This is a single exposure of 12 minutes at ISO 250. Processed in PixInsight.