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Messier M33 - Triangulum- Pinwheel Galaxy

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M33, also known as the Triangulum- Pinwheel Galaxy, is located in the constellation Triangulum, and is best viewed during Winter. The naked eye can see magnitude 6 objects (up to magnitude 8 under ideal dark sky conditions). For reference, the full moon is 30' (arc minutes) in size, or 1/2°.

      1. Name:
      2. Triangulum- Pinwheel Galaxy
      1. Type:
      2. Spiral Galaxy
      1. NGC:
      2. 598
      1. Magnitude:
      2. 7
      1. Size:
      2. 73.0x45.0'
      1. RA:
      2. 1h 33.9m
      1. Dec:
      2. 30 40'
      1. Season:
      2. Winter

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