Messier Catalog » M33 — NGC 598 Triangulum/Pinwheel Galaxy

Another night of imaging to add to an ongoing project to image M33.
M33 Triangulum Galaxy

Another night of imaging to add to an ongoing project to image M33.

M33, the Triangulum Galaxy, is sometimes mistakenly referred to as the Pinwheel Galaxy (that title is held by M101). It is one of the few galaxies visible to the naked eye.
M33: The Triangulum Galaxy

M33, the Triangulum Galaxy, is sometimes mistakenly referred to as the Pinwheel Galaxy (that title is held by M101). It is one of the few galaxies visible to the naked eye.

 
RA

1h 33.9m

Dec

30°39

Magnitude

5.7 ⚪⚪⚪⚪⚪⚫⚫⚫⚫⚫

Size

73x45

Distance

3,000,000 light years

Season

🍂 Autumn

Difficulty

🔴 Hard