Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy (ground-based view)

The Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy is one of the Milky Way’s neighbouring dwarf galaxies. Like all large galaxies, the Milky Way is thought to have formed from smaller galaxies in the early Universe. This image is composed from data from the Digitized Sky Survey 2.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1719c
Type:Observation
Release date:27 November 2017, 17:00
Related releases:heic1719
Size:5000 x 5000 px

About the Object

Name:Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Distance:300000 light years
Constellation:Sculptor
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):1 0 9.36
Position (Dec):-33° 42' 31.47"
Field of view:83.92 x 83.92 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 1.4° left of vertical

Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
B
445 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2
Optical
R
658 nm Digitized Sky Survey 2

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