Messier 32 (M32), also known as Le Gentil, is a dwarf elliptical galaxy located in Andromeda constellation.
The galaxy lies at a distance of 2.49 million light years from Earth and has an apparent magnitude of 8.08. M32 is a satellite galaxy of M31, the famous Andromeda Galaxy. It has the designation NGC 221 in the New General Catalogue.
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