Hubble observing the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy

This image shows the Sculptor Dwarf Galaxy as it is seen from the ground with the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The two insets show the two pointings of Hubble that were used in the latest discovery, using data from both the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope and ESA’s Gaia satellite.

Credit:

ESA/Hubble, Digitized Sky Survey 2

About the Image

Id:heic1719e
Type:Collage
Release date:27 November 2017, 17:00
Related releases:heic1719
Size:1858 x 1278 px

About the Object

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

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

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