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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:


(galaxy,Local Group,irregular)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SagDIG
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.00021.04Mpc3.39MlySagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy
Coordinates:SagDIG
J192959.0-174041

Referenced by pages:
dwarf galaxy
Local Group (LG)
Milky Way subgroup
Principal Galaxies Catalog (PGC)

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