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Ursa Major II Dwarf

(UMa II dSph)
(dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group)

The Ursa Major II Dwarf Galaxy is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy in the Local Group, a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way. It was discovered in 2006 in SDSS data. Characteristics:


(galaxy,Local Group)
Further reading:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ursa_Major_II_Dwarf
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
~030kpc100klyUrsa Major II Dwarf
Coordinates:Ursa Major II Dwarf
J085130.0+630748

Referenced by pages:
dwarf galaxy
dwarf spheroidal galaxy (dSph)
galaxy classification
Local Group (LG)
Milky Way subgroup
satellite galaxy

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