Astrophysics (index)

Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy

(SagDIG, SGR Dwarf, ESO594-G004, PGC 63287, Kowal's Object)
(most distant galaxy in the Local Group)

The Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (SagDIG) is the most distant galaxy considered to be in the Local Group, discovered in 1977. It has an Apparent Magnitude of 15.5.

Characteristics:

  • Sagittarius - constellation.
  • 19h29m59.0s - Right Ascension.
  • -17deg40m41s - Declination.
  • 3.39 million ly - distance.
  • IB(s)m V - type.
  • 3min - apparent dimension.

(galaxy,Local Group)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SagDIG
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.00021.04Mpc3.39MlySagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy
Coordinates:SagDIG
192959.0-174041

Referenced by:
Dwarf Galaxy
Local Group (LG)

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