Leo V (dwarf galaxy)

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Leo V Dwarf Galaxy[1]
Observation data
ConstellationLeo
Characteristics
Apparent size (V)5.2 ± 1.2′
Other designations
Leo V,[1] PGC 4713563
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

Leo V is one of several dwarf galaxies located in the Leo constellation that were discovered in 2007 using the data recorded using the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.[2] The Galaxy is located more than 180,000 kiloparsecs away from the Solar System and is a satellite galaxy of the Milky Way.

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 379: attempt to call method 'match' (a nil value).
  2. Belokurov, V.Expression error: Unrecognized word "etal". (2008). "Leo V: A companion of a companion of the Milky Way galaxy". The Astrophysical Journal 686 (2): L83–L86. arXiv:0807.2831. Bibcode 2008ApJ...686L..83B. doi:10.1086/592962.


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