Phoenix Dwarf

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Phoenix Dwarf Galaxy [1]
Phoenix Dwarf Hubble WikiSky.jpg
Phoenix Dwarf by Hubble Telescope
Observation data (J2000[2] epoch)
Right ascension 01h 51m 06.3s[2][3]
Declination±−44° 26′ 41″[2]
Redshift60±30 km/s
Apparent magnitude (V)13.1
Characteristics
TypeIrregular IAm
Notable featuresSatellite galaxy of the Milky Way with an inner part of young stars
Other designations
ESO 245, G 007, PGC 6830, SPB93 30
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

The Phoenix Dwarf is a galaxy discovered as a mistaken globular cluster. It's correctly 1.14 Mly away the Earth

Characteristics-special features[change | change source]

It has got some young stars inside it in east-west direction and the oldest are in north south direction. It seems that it's one of the Milky Way's satellite galaxies.

Related pages[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Phoenix Dwarf Galaxy-ESO". October 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database".
  3. "SIMBAD Astronomical Database".

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