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Pegasus Dwarf Galaxy

Pegasus Dwarf Irregular Galaxy, Peg DIG, UGC 12613

Proper NamesPegasus Dwarf Galaxy, Pegasus Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (abbreviated to Peg DIG)
Messier NumberNone
NGC/IC NumberNone
Other DesignationsUGC 12613
Right Ascension23h 28m 36s
Declination+14° 44' 35"
Distancec.7,100,000 light years
c.2,200,000 parsecs
MagnitudeApparent: +13.2
Mean DiameterApparent: 5'
Actual: c.10,000 light years
Hubble TypeDwarf Irregular
Optimum VisibilitySeptember / October
NotesNot to be confused with the Pegasus Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy (Andromeda VI), another dwarf galaxy in the same constellation


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