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M33 is a spiral galaxy is in the constellation Triangulum. This is a reimaging of the version from Sept. 2007 using the ST-2000XM camera.
Distance: 2.723 million light years
Camera: SBIG ST-10XME
Telescope: Astrophysics Starfire 140 EDT F7.5
Mount: Astro-Physics Mach1 GTO with Advanced Telescope Systems portable pier
Images: An LRGB image with 109 subexposures of 10 minutes each with 33 of lum, 31 of red, 24 of green, & 21 of blue for a total time of 18 hours & 10 minutes.
Date: September 2012
Software: Camera, mount, and guider control - CCD Commander & MaximDL; calibration, stacking, & color creation in CCDStack, and further processing in Photoshop CS6.