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Messier 33, The Triangulum Galaxy

Messier 33, The Triangulum Galaxy - Messier 33, ESO Paranal Observatory, Triangulum Galaxy, VLT Survey Telescope, Chile
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The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile captured this beautifully detailed image of the galaxy Messier 33, often called the Triangulum Galaxy. This nearby spiral, the second closest large galaxy to our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is packed with bright star clusters, and clouds of gas and dust. This picture is among the most detailed wide-field views of this object ever taken and shows the many glowing red gas clouds in the spiral arms with particular clarity.

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KimE12 Uploaded by KimE12 on . Messier 33, The Triangulum Galaxy - Desktop Nexus Space Download free wallpapers and background images: Messier 33, The Triangulum Galaxy. Desktop Nexus Space background ID 2227253. The VLT Survey Telescope (VST) at ESO’s Paranal Observatory in Chile captured this beautifully detailed image of the galaxy Messier 33, often called the Triangulum Galaxy. This nearby spiral, the second closest large galaxy to our own galaxy, the Milky Way, is packed with bright star clusters, and clouds of gas and dust. This picture is among the most detailed wide-field views of this object ever taken and shows the many glowing red gas clouds in the spiral arms with particular clarity.

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C.R.McL.
Posted by C.R.McL. on 04/02/17 at 02:07 PM
" My God, Its Full of Stars! "
Messier-33 can surly be visited by our ancestors in the far future, owing to its "relatively" short distance from us! It's an awesome sight with all those crimson gas clouds! We're lucky to have its aspect ratio tilted flat in our direction for the VST to capture it this way! Thanks Kim! -Cassandra. fav+1
Trackerandy
Posted by Trackerandy on 02/17/17 at 11:00 PM
Fantastic
welcha
Posted by welcha on 02/17/17 at 11:21 AM
wonderful!
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Times Favorited: 1
Uploaded By: KimE12
Date Uploaded: February 17, 2017
Filename: --Triangulum-Galaxy.jpg
Original Resolution: 1500x958
File Size: 861.83KB
Category: Galaxies

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