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By admin on May 25, 2011
The Boötes Dwarf Galaxy, also known as Boötes I, is a satellite galaxy to the Milky Way. It lies approximately 197,000 light years from Earth. It is located in the constellation Boötes, the Herdsman. Boötes I is a rather faint galaxy. It has an apparent visual magnitude of 13.1 and an absolute magnitude of -5.8. [...]
By admin on May 19, 2011
NGC 1679 is a spiral galaxy located in the Caelum constellation (the Chisel). The galaxy is faint and pretty difficult to observe, with an apparent visual magnitude of 11.6. It lies two degrees away from the star Zeta Caeli, an orange subgiant with an apparent magnitude of 6.35. The galaxy’s coordinates are 04h 49m 55.4s [...]