Triangulum Galaxy – Messier 33

“The Triangulum Galaxy is a spiral galaxy 2.73 million light-years (ly) from Earth in the constellation Triangulum. It is catalogued as Messier 33 or NGC (New General Catalogue) 598. With the D25 isophotal diameter of 18.74 kiloparsecs (61,100 light-years), the Triangulum Galaxy is the third-largest member of the Local Group of galaxies, behind the Andromeda Galaxy and the Milky Way. It is one of the most distant permanent objects that can be viewed with the naked eye. The […]

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Astrophoto: Triangulum Galaxy – Clear Sky 5

The Triangulum Galaxy – A picture stacked out of exposures from a single evening. Some stumbling was mandatory …