Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 12 January 2019

ASTROPHYSICS ABOVE OUR HEADS

A Look at Another Huge Small Part of the Big Picture
Triangulum Galaxy
Triangulum Galaxy image by Hubble, NASA, ESA, and M. Durbin, J. Dalcanton, and B. F. Williams.
Hubble Photo credit to NASA, ESA, and M. Durbin, J. Dalcanton, and B. F. Williams

Hubble takes gigantic image of the Triangulum Galaxy,
ESA/Hubble Information Centre, January 7, 2019.

MAIN POINTS

AKA; M 33

Three million light-years from Earth

40 billion stars

60 000 light-years across

“Under excellent dark-sky conditions, the Triangulum Galaxy can be seen with the naked eye as a faint, blurry object...”

“…a notable member of the Local Group...”

 

 

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+35 N

 

 

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