NGC 595 — a diffuse nebula in the Triangulum Galaxy

NGC 595 is 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.

Credit:

NASA, ESA, and M. Durbin, J. Dalcanton, and B. F. Williams (University of Washington)

About the Image

Id:heic1901c
Type:Observation
Release date:7 January 2019, 18:00
Related releases:heic1901
Size:2118 x 2111 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 595
Type:Local Universe : Nebula : Appearance : Emission : H II Region
Distance:3 million light years
Constellation:Triangulum
Category:Nebulae

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 33 33.58
Position (Dec):30° 41' 32.20"
Field of view:1.24 x 1.24 arcminutes
Orientation:North is -0.0° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
g
475 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Optical
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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