M33 - Known as the Triangulum Galaxy is estimated as being some 3 million light-years from Earth and is also known as NGC 598 and is one of the most distant objects that can be seen by the naked eye.
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An Age-defying Star
An age-defying star designated as IRAS 19312+1950 (arrow) exhibits features characteristic of a very young star and a very old star. The object stands out as extremely bright inside a large, chemically rich cloud of material, as shown in this image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Read More