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Pisces Dwarf (LGS-3)





LGS-3 (Pisces Dwarf)
A dwarf irregular galaxy in the constellation Pisces and suspected member of Local Group (one of the smallest), probably a satellite of the Triangulum Galaxy (M33). It was discovered in 1979 by T. X. Thuan and G. E. Marti.


visual magnitude 15.4
angular size 2'
linear diameter 5,500 light-years
distance 8.6 million light-years
position R.A. 01h 03.8m,
Dec. +21° 53'


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