The dwarf galaxy WLM in the constellation of Cetus

This chart shows the position of the faint, galaxy WLM 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, it was discoved photographically in the early twentieth century and is very hard to spot visually.

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ESO/IAU and Sky & Telescope

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Auðkenni:eso1610b
Tegund:Uppdráttur
Útgáfudagur:Mar 23, 2016, 12:00 CET
Tengdar fréttatilkynningar:eso1610
Stærð:3338 x 3152 px

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Nafn:WLM Galaxy
Tegund:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation
Flokkur:Illustrations

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