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.

Autorska prava:

ESO/IAU and Sky & Telescope

O slici

Datum objavljivanja:23. mart 2016. 12:00
Povezana saopštenja:eso1610
Veličina:3338 x 3152 px

O objektu

Naziv:WLM Galaxy
Tip:Unspecified : Sky Phenomenon : Night Sky : Constellation

Formati slika

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