Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy

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Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy
Carina Dwarf Galaxy.jpg
Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy image made using observations from the Wide Field Imager on the MPG/ESO 2.2-metre telescope at La Silla, and from the Victor M. Blanco 4-metre telescope at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.[1] Credit: ESO/G. Bono & CTIO
Observation data
Other designations
Carina Dwarf, PGC 19441, ESO 206-G20
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

The Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy is a dwarf galaxy located in the Carina constellation. It was discovered in 1977 at the UK Schmidt Telescope by Cannon et al.[2][3]


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  3. R. D. Cannon; T. G. Hawarden; S. B. Tritton (1977). "A new Sculptor-type dwarf elliptical galaxy in Carina". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 180: 81–82. Bibcode 1977MNRAS.180P..81C. doi:10.1093/mnras/180.1.81p.

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