Distance - 3 million light years
Messier 33 is a spiral galaxy and a member of the "Local Group" of nearby galaxies.
September 1 - 2, 2016
RGB image with a combined total exposure time of 3 hours.
San Diego Astronomy Association site at Tierra del Sol, San Diego County, CA
Optics - Takahashi Epsilon 160 f/3.3 astrograph
Mount - Astro-Physics AP 900 GTO
Camera - SBIG STT-8300