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NGC 595 - a Diffuse Nebula
in the Triangulum Galaxy
Emission nebula, H II Region
RA 1h 33m 33.58s Dec 30° 41' 32.20"
3 million light years
1.24 x 1.24 arcminutes
North is -0.0° left of vertical
NASA, ESA, and M. Durbin, J. Dalcanton, and B. F. Williams (U of Washington)
January 7, 2019
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ABOUT THIS IMAGE:
NGC 595 is a gigantic region of ionized 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.
image is only a tiny part of the large wide-field image of the Triangulum
Galaxy created by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope.