Ursa Minor Dwarf
Image credit: Mischa Schirmer.
The Ursa Minor Dwarf is a dwarf spheroidal or elliptical system, consisting mostly of old stars, that is one of the small satellite galaxies of the Milky Way. It was discovered by A. G. Wilson at Lowell Observatory in 1954.
|apparent size||41' × 26'|
|position||R.A. 15h 8.8m, Dec. +67° 12'|