Hubble Shot of I Zw 18

The galaxy resides 30 million light-years away in the constellation Ursa Major. The observation was made in November 1994 and March 1995. The bright dots scattered throughout the image represent clusters of stars.

Credit:

D. Hunter (Lowell Observ.) and A. Aloisi (JHU)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo0202d
Type:Observation
Release date:8 January 2002, 20:00
Size:518 x 389 px

About the Object

Name:I Zw 18
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
• X - Galaxies Images/Videos
Distance:300 million light years
Constellation:Ursa Major

Colours & filters

BandTelescope
Optical Hubble Space Telescope
WFPC2

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