Messier 33 – The Triangulum Galaxy

Located in the Triangulum constellation, about 3 million light-years from Earth, is the Triangulum Galaxy (aka. Messier 33).

6 years ago

Andromeda Galaxy Shines In Nosehair-Closeup Glory

Woah, is that ever close! The Hubble Space Telescope's new picture of the Andromeda Galaxy makes us feel as though…

8 years ago

Astrophoto: Can You Count the 292 Pink Nebulae in the Triangulum Galaxy?

Take a look at this stunning new close-up of M33, the Triangulum Galaxy by one of our favorite astrophotographers, John…

9 years ago

Astronomers Refine Distances to our Closest Spiral-Galaxy Neighbors

M31 and M33 are two of the nearest spiral¬†galaxies, and can form the basis for determining distances to more remote…

9 years ago

Hydrogen Clouds Discovered Between Andromeda And Triangulum Galaxies

Score another point for the National Science Foundation's Green Bank Telescope (GBT) at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO) in…

9 years ago

Galactic Close Call Leaves a Bridge of Gas

[/caption] An ancient passing between two nearby galaxies appears to have left the participants connected by a tenuous "bridge" of…

10 years ago

It’s Inevitable: Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy Heading for Collision

[/caption] Astronomers have known for years that our Milky Way and its closest neighbor, the Andromeda galaxy, (a.k.a M31) are…

10 years ago

More to Meets the Eye in M33

The spiral galaxy M33 is one of the largest galaxies in our local group. This spiral galaxy is moderately tilted…

11 years ago