Dwarf galaxy Pisces A

This image shows the galaxy Pisces A. The bright object at the top of the image is a distant background galaxy. Other distant background galaxies are visible as bright dots. Pisces A is roughly 19 million light-years away.

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Credit:

NASA, ESA, and E. Tollerud (STScI)

About the Image

NASA press release
NASA caption
Id:opo1629b
Type:Observation
Release date:12 August 2016, 12:49
Size:2696 x 2696 px

About the Object

Name:Pisces A, [SCB2015] GALFA-Dw1
Type:Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
Local Universe : Galaxy : Size : Dwarf
Distance:2 million light years
Constellation:Pisces
Category:Galaxies

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 14 46.10
Position (Dec):10° 48' 46.43"
Field of view:1.35 x 1.35 arcminutes
Orientation:North is 81.2° right of vertical


Colours & filters

BandWavelengthTelescope
Optical
V
606 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS
Infrared
I
814 nm Hubble Space Telescope
ACS

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