Andromeda XI

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Andromeda XI
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
ConstellationAndromeda
Right ascension00h 46.3m[1]
Declination+33° 48′ 05″[1]
Redshift-0.001399 ± 0.000015[1]
Helio radial velocity(-419 ± 4.4) km/s[1]
Distance2.6 ± 325 Mly (830 kpc)[2]
Absolute magnitude (V)−7.3[3]
Characteristics
TypedSph D[1]
Apparent size (V)0.5 arcmin [4]
Notable featuressatellite galaxy of the Andromeda Galaxy
Other designations
And XI, PGC 5056923
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

Andromeda XI (And 11) is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy about 2.6 million light-years away from the Sun[2] in the constellation Andromeda.[4] Discovered in 2006[2], And XI is a satellite galaxy of the Andromeda Galaxy (M31).

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  3. Yang, S.-C; Sarajedini, A (2012). "HST/WFPC2 Imaging of the Dwarf Satellites And XI and And XIII : HB Morphology and RR Lyraes". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 419 (2): 1362. arXiv:1109.2038. Bibcode 2012MNRAS.419.1362Y. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2011.19792.x.
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