NGC 595: A Great Diffuse Nebula in M33

[NGC 595, groundbased image]
Right Ascension 1 : 33.5 (h:m)
Declination +30 : 42 (deg:m)
Distance 3000 (kly)
Apparent Dimension 1 (arc min)

Discovered by Heinrich Ludwig d'Arrest on October 1, 1864.

The giant H II region NGC 595 in the Triangulum Galaxy M33, photographed with a ground based scope at the Kitt Peak National Observatory, in the H alpha light.

[NGC 595, HST] The Hubble Space Telescope easily resolves the very hot young stars which excite this nebula to shine.

Credits: William H. Waller, Nasa GSFC

  • NED Data for NGC 595
  • SIMBAD Data of NGC 595
  • Observing Reports for NGC 595 (IAAC Netastrocatalog)

    Hartmut Frommert
    Christine Kronberg

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    Last Modification: 18 Apr 1998