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M33 - 3.9.2016 at 01.00 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 56625

Visibility IV / V

Tero Hiekkalinna, Ursa (Helsinki)

The harvest of the URSA deep sky meeting

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  • Observation target
    • Deep space object
  • Designation
    • M33
    • Näyttävä
  • Constellation
    • Triangulum
  • Galaxies
    • Spiral galaxy info

      Spiral galaxy is a stellar system where there are outwards arched spiral arms from roundish (spiral galaxies) or bar-shaped (barred spiral galaxies) central condensation.

      The apparent shape of spiral galaxied depends on out observation direction. From above they are quite round. From the side they lens-shaped with a bulge in the middle.

      Generally a rather large instrument, good weather conditions and observational expereince are needed to see spiral arms. Usually spiral galaxies look like a fuzzy spots.

      Spiral galaxy M33 in Triangulum. Image Tero Turunen.


      Andromeda Galaxy M31. There are also galaxies M110 (upper right corner) and M32 (lower left corner) in this image. Image Pekka Peura.

      M101 aka Pinwheel Galaxy in Ursa Major. Image Samuli Vuorinen.


      Spiral galaxy IC 342 aka Hidden Galaxy in Camelopardalis. Image Timo Inkinen.

      A sketch of spiral galaxy NGC 7331 in Pegasus. Image Juha Ojanperä.

Technical information

Celestron EdgeHD 8 "+ AVX, 0.7x Reducer, Canon EOS 500D and ASI120MC surveillance camera.

Comments: 4 pcs
Jarkko Suominen - 4.9.2016 at 11.04 Report this

Tästä tuli kyllä komea!

Jarkko Suominen - 4.9.2016 at 11.05 Report this

Kuinka paljpn valotusta kertyi?

Tapio Lahtinen - 4.9.2016 at 12.01 Report this

Aika makea.
Ei taida olla modattu kamera ?

Tero Hiekkalinna - 4.9.2016 at 12.44 Report this

Kiitoksia! Valoa kertyi 1h ja 20min. Ja kameraa ei ole modattu.

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