The Irregular Galaxy NGC 55

The irregular galaxy NGC 55, shot by the 3.6 meter telescope at ESO's La Silla observatory.

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About the Image

Id:ngc
Type:Observation
Release date:3 December 2009, 23:19
Size:6399 x 4185 px

About the Object

Name:NGC 55
Type:• Local Universe : Galaxy : Type : Irregular
• X - Galaxies
Distance:8 million light years
Constellation:Sculptor

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Coordinates

Position (RA):0 14 53.68
Position (Dec):-39° 11' 47.89"

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Optical ESO 3.6-metre telescope

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