M32, NGC 221

M32 is a type E2 dwarf elliptical galaxy, and is one of the companions to the giant Andromeda Galaxy M31 (in Andromeda, oddly enough). NGC221 is a dwarf by galactic standards, as it is only 2400 light-years across. KPNO 4-meter Mayall telescope, 1975.

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NOIRLab/NSF/AURA

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Id:noao-02326
Type:Observation
Release date:June 30, 2020, 9:33 p.m.
Size:2500 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 221
Category:Galaxies

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