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About this Object

Object Name:

Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (SagDIG, ESO 594-4)

Object Description:

Dwarf Irregular Galaxy

Position (J2000):

R.A. 19h 29m 59s
Dec. -17° 40' 00"

Constellation:

Sagittarius

Distance:

3.5 million light-years (1.1 Megaparsecs)

Dimensions:

This image is 1.5 arcminutes (1500 light-years or 470 parsecs) wide

About the Data

Data Description:

The Hubble image was created from HST data from proposal 9820: Y. Momany and L. Bedin (Univ. of Padua), E. Held (Astr. Obs. of Padua), K. Kuijken (Univ. of Leiden), R. Rich (UCLA), L. Rizzi (Univ. of Padua), and I. Saviane (ESO – Chile)

Instrument:

ACS/WFC

Exposure Date:

August 18 2003

Filters:

F435W (B), F606W (V), F814W (I)

About this Image

Image Credit:

NASA, ESA, and Y. Momany (University of Padua)

Release Date:

November 4, 2004

Orientation/Scale: