|Observation data (J2000 epoch)|
|Right ascension||00h 35m 33.8s|
|Declination||+36° 29′ 52″|
|Redshift||-351 ± 9 km/s|
|Distance||2.44 ± 0.08 Mly (748 ± 24 kpc)|
|Apparent magnitude (V)||15.0|
|Apparent size (V)||4′.5 × 3′.0|
|Notable features||satellite galaxy of M31|
|AndIII, RC2 Anon 0032+36, PGC 2121|
Andromeda III is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy about 2.44 million light-years away in the constellation Andromeda. It is part of the Local Group and is a satellite galaxy of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31) and was discovered by Sidney van den Bergh on photographic plates taken in 1970 and 1971.
- Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 379: attempt to call method 'match' (a nil value).
- McConnachie, A. W.; Irwin, M. J.; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Ibata, R. A.; Lewis, G. F.; Tanvir, N. (2005). "Distances and metallicities for 17 Local Group galaxies". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 356 (4): 979–997. arXiv:astro-ph/0410489. Bibcode 2005MNRAS.356..979M. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.08514.x.
- van den Bergh, Sydney (January 1972). "Search for Faint Companions to M31". Astrophysical Journal 171: L31. Bibcode 1972ApJ...171L..31V. doi:10.1086/180861.
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