The Triangulum Galaxy (Galaxy)

Image of Triangulum Galaxy
Red-band image from the Second Digitized Sky Survey (DSS2), measuring 60 arcminutes across.
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From Cambridge , Triangulum Galaxy is visible all night. It will become visible around 19:11 (EDT) as the dusk sky fades, 23° above your eastern horizon. It will then reach its highest point in the sky at 00:48, 78° above your southern horizon. It will be lost to dawn twilight around 05:50, 30° above your western horizon.

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Name Triangulum Galaxy
Object Type Galaxy
Other Names
Pinwheel Galaxy
Triangulum Pinwheel Galaxy
M 33
NGC 598
Magnitude:5.72 (V) [2]
6.27 (B) [2]
5.04 (J) [2]
4.35 (H) [2]
4.10 (K) [2]
B-V Color (mag):0.55
Hubble type:Sc
Right ascension:01h33m [2]
Declination:+30°39' [2]
Distance:705.2 kpc
2298.9 klyr [1]
Derived Quantities
Absolute mag (V):-18.52
15 Oct 2019  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2020  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2021  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2022  –  M33 is well placed
15 Oct 2023  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2024  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2025  –  M33 is well placed
14 Oct 2026  –  M33 is well placed




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