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Triangulum

The Triangle

Abbreviation: Tri
Genitive: Trianguli

The constellation of Triangulum

The reason for the name is pretty self-explanatory!

Notable Features

Designation Name Description
α Tri Mothallah Appropriately, this name means 'triangle' in Arabic.
M33 Triangulum Galaxy This is one of the largest members of the Local Group of galaxies. It is a spiral and it is just about possible to see it with the naked eye if skies are very dark. It is sometimes incorrectly called the Pinwheel Galaxy but that name properly belongs to a spiral galaxy in Ursa Major.