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Messier M33 - Triangulum Galaxy

M33 (NGC 598), also known as Triangulum Galaxy, is a spiral galaxy located within the constellation Triangulum in the Local Group of galaxies.

M33 is best viewed during winter, is magnitude 7.0*, and can be viewed with binoculars. It is 73 x 45' in size. For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size.

      1. Name:
      2. Triangulum Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. spiral galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 598
      1. Magnitude (m):
      2. 7.0
      1. Viewing:
      2. binoculars
      1. Size:
      2. 73 x 45'
      1. RA:
      2. 1h 33.9m
      1. Dec:
      2. 30 40'
      1. Season:
      2. winter
      1. Galaxy group:
      2. Local Group

    * The naked eye can see up to magnitude 8 objects under ideal dark sky conditions.



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