Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy Tucana Dwarf (PCG 69519), type dE5,
The Tucana dwarf was discovered in 1990 by R.J. Lavery, Mount Stromlo
Observatory (Lavery 1990). He reports that this
galaxy could be resolved into stars in CCD images, is highly flattened
(2.5' x 5') and thus of Hubble type dE5.
See also Lavery and Mighell (1992).
- 22 : 41.7
- -64 : 25
- 3200 kly
- Apparent Dimension:
- 2.5' x 5'
- 15.7 mag
- Abs. Mag:
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