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M 33 - NGC 598
FS-128 @ f 6 (ag, ST-4)
ST-2000XM LRGB 10 minute subs
Described by Burnham as "...a challenging
object for the small telescope because of its great size and rather low surface
brightness....M33 is the nearest of the Sc spirals.." (Burnham).
M33 is at 3 million light years. The
large HII region at the lower center left is the largest known in any galaxy and has
the designation NGC 604.