Leo IV (dwarf galaxy)

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Leo IV Dwarf Galaxy[1]
Leo IV dwarf galaxy.jpeg
View of the sparse stars of Leo IV, hardly distinguishable from the background.[2]
Observation data
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

Leo IV is a dwarf galaxy situated in the Leo constellation which was discovered in 2006 using the data obtained by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.[3] It is one of the faintest satellite galaxies of the Milky Way.


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  3. Belokurov, V.; Zucker, D. B.; Evans, N. W.; Kleyna, J. T.; Koposov, S.; Hodgkin, S. T.; Irwin, M. J.; Gilmore, G. et al. (2007). "Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: A Quintet of New Milky Way Companions". The Astrophysical Journal 654 (2): 897. arXiv:astro-ph/0608448. Bibcode 2007ApJ...654..897B. doi:10.1086/509718.

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