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

Rreth fotografisë

Tipi:Punim artistik
Data e Publikimit:Mar 23, 2016, 12:00 CET
Publikime të ngjashme:eso1610
Përmasat:3338 x 3152 px

Rreth objektit

Emri:WLM Galaxy
Tipi:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

Formate Fotografish

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