Bedin 1 Pullout

Bedin 1 Pullout

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ZOOMING IN ON HIDDEN DWARF GALAXY

This composite image shows the location of the accidentally discovered dwarf galaxy, named by its discoverers as Bedin 1, which lies far behind the foreground globular cluster NGC 6752. The lower image of the complete cluster is a ground-based observation from the Digitized Sky Survey 2. The upper right image shows the full field of view of the Hubble Space Telescope. The upper left image highlights the region containing the galaxy Bedin 1.


Tags
Annotated Observations, Dwarf Galaxies, Globular Clusters, Hubble Telescope

Credits

NASA, ESA, L. Bedin (Astronomical Observatory of Padua, Italy), and Digitized Sky Survey 2