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Carina Dwarf




Carina Dwarf
A dwarf galaxy that orbits our own Milky Way Galaxy; it was discovered in 1977 and lies 330,000 light-years from the galactic center in the constellation Carina. The Carina Dwarf appears to have formed several billion years after the other satellite galaxies of the Milky Way, its oldest stars dating back no more than about 7 billion years.


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