Triangulum Galaxy

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Term: Triangulum Galaxy

One of the prominent members of the Local Group situated in the constellation Triangulum. Also known as NGC 598. M33 is a type Sc spiral galaxy seen nearly face-on. It lies 2.8 million light-years away and its diameter is 52,000 light-years. M33 is thought to be a satellite of the Andromeda Galaxy.

Created 2023.04.16
Last Modified 2023.04.16
Contributed by Ryan McGranaghan