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Ground-based view of the sky around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF2

Ground-based view of the sky around the galaxy NGC 1052-DF2


Date: 28 March 2018
Satellite: Hubble Space Telescope
Depicts: NGC 1052-DF2
Copyright: ESA/Hubble, NASA, Digitized Sky Survey 2. Acknowledgement: Davide de Martin

This image shows the sky around the ultra diffuse galaxy NGC 1052-DF2. It was created from images forming part of the Digitized Sky Survey 2. NGC 1052-DF2 is basically invisible in this image. It is located to the southwest of the bright elliptical galaxy NGC 1052, which is dominating the field of view, and east of the bright red star HD 16873.

Last Update: 1 September 2019
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