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Lost in Triangulum?

September 8, 2013 |

The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy approximately 3 million light years from Earth. This Galaxy is a member of our own local group of Galaxies which include the The Milky Way, Andromeda and about 30 other smaller galaxies. On … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Triangulum

October 22, 2012 |

After the disappointment the previous night of being clouded out of the orionids meteor shower (my best effort is below).

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Tonights View of the Sky – October 16th – Part 2

October 18, 2012 | | One Comment

Andromeda

In the first part of this series I described that my goal for that nights viewing was to try and spot Mirphak (Aplha Persei), Algenib (Gamma Persei) and Miram (Eta Persei). I managed to find them and got some good photos. It was when I was examining these photos that I noticed some other interesting features.

The photo below is one that caught my attention in particular.

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