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Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (SagDIG, Sag dIrr)




Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy
A dwarf irregular galaxy, discovered in 1977, that is a member of the Local Group of galaxies. It has a diameter of about 3,000 light-years and lies about 3,500 light-years away in the constellation Sagittarius at celestial coordinates R.A. 19h 30m, Dec. -17° 42'.


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   • GALAXIES