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Serpens Dwarf (Palomar 4, UGC 9792)

Serpens Dwarf (Palomar 4)

Serpens Dwarf (Palomar 4, UGC 9792) is not, as its name might suggest, a dwarf galaxy, but the second most remote globular cluster of our own Milky Way Galaxy. It lies in the remote halo in the direction of Ursa Major (R.A. 11h 29m 16.8s, Dec +28° 58' 25").