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NGC 595 – a diffuse nebula in the Triangulum Galaxy

NGC 595 – a diffuse nebula in the Triangulum Galaxy


Date: 06 January 2019
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 595
Copyright: NASA, ESA, and M. Durbin, J. Dalcanton, and B. F. Williams (University of Washington)

NGC 595 is a gigantic region of ionised hydrogen in the Triangulum Galaxy, about three million light-years away.

The nebula was discovered by the German astronomer Heinrich Ludwig d'Arrest on 1 October 1864.

This image is only a tiny part of the large wide-field image of the Triangulum Galaxy created by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
14-Dec-2019 20:57 UT

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