NGC 604 in Galaxy M33

This is a Hubble Space Telescope image (right) of a vast nebula called NGC 604, which lies in the neighbouring spiral galaxy Messier 33, located 2.7 million light-years away in the constellation Triangulum.

Credit:

Hui Yang (University of Illinois) and NASA/ESA

About the Image

NASA press release
Id:opo9627c
Type:Observation
Release date:7 August 1996, 06:00
Size:1127 x 1201 px

About the Object

Name:Messier 33, NGC 604
Type:• Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:3 million light years
Constellation:Triangulum

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 34 33.19
Position (Dec):30° 47' 4.36"
Field of view:1.87 x 1.99 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 27.4° right of vertical

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