Irregular Galaxy Sextans A (UGCA 205, DDO 75, A1009), type Ir+ V,
Discovered in 1942 by Fritz Zwicky.
- 10 : 11.1
- -04 : 43
- Ir+ V
- 4000 kly ::
- Apparent Dimension:
- 5.9 x 4.9 arc min
- 11.9 mag (vis)
- Abs. Mag:
Image by Deidre A. Hunter
of Lowell Observatory.
Image of the Local Group dwarf galaxy Sextans A, as observed with the
KPNO Mayall 4-m telescope and Mosaic camera
as part of the NOAO-sponsored Local Group Survey headed by
Philip Massey of Lowell Observatory. The image is a true-color combination
of images in three of the filters used by the survey.
More information on this image (NOAO)
Local Group Survey download page at CTIO
Local Group Survey home
Sextans A page from the Atlas of Nearby Dwarf Galaxies
by Dan Puche (CfA, Harvard)
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Last Modification: January 13, 2000