The dwarf galaxy IC 1613 in the constellation of Cetus

This chart shows the position of the nearby, but very faint, galaxy IC 1613 in the constellation of Cetus (The Sea Monster). Most of the stars visible to the naked eye on a clear and dark night are shown. The galaxy itself has a very low surface brightness and is very hard to spot visually.

Credit:

ESO/IAU and Sky & Telescope

About the Image

Id:eso1603b
Type:Artwork
Release date:27 January 2016, 12:00
Related releases:eso1603
Size:3000 x 2000 px

About the Object

Name:IC 1613
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Category:Illustrations

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