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Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte

(WLM, DDO 221)
(irregular galaxy at edge of Local Group)

Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte (WLM or DDO 221) is an irregular galaxy at the edge of the Local Group, discovered in 1909. It has low metallicity, making it useful as a representative of such galaxies.


(galaxy,Local Group,irregular)
Further reading:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wolf-Lundmark-Melotte
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/1999ApJ...521..577H/abstract
https://ui.adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2019AAS...23344902H/abstract
RedshiftParsecs
/Distance
Lightyears
/Lookback Years
  
.0002930kpc3.03MlyWolf-Lundmark-Melotte
Coordinates:WLM
J000158.1-152739

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