ISOHDFS 27

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ISOHDFS 27
ISOHDFS 27.jpg
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Tucana
Right ascension 22h 32m 47.6s
Declination −60° 33′ 36″
Redshift 0.58
Distance 6 billion light-years
Type Sbc
Mass 1.04 × 1012 M
Apparent magnitude (V) 20.51
Other designations
LFR2003 193
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

ISOHDFS 27 is the most massive spiral galaxy known so far which is 130,000 light-years in diameter. It is approximately 6 billion light years from Earth. It has a mass of 1.04×1012 solar masses (M), about four times as massive as the Milky Way.

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