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Galaxy M 33

The wide-stretched spiral galaxy M 33, also known as Triangulum Galaxy, contains only a few stars for its size and therefore has only a small areal luminosity. Its brightest known star is Var 83.

Constellation: Triangulum
Distance: 3 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 5.70
Number of Stars: 10 billion
Diameter: 60 000 light-years
Type: Sc

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