Andromeda V

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Andromeda V
Observation data (J2000 epoch)
Constellation Andromeda
Right ascension 01h 10m 17.1s[1]
Declination +47° 37′ 41″[1]
Redshift -403 ± 4 km/s[1]
Distance 2.52 ± 0.09 Mly (773 ± 28 kpc)[2]
Apparent magnitude (V) 15.9[1]
Type dSph[1]
Apparent size (V) 2′.0 × 1′.5[1]
Notable features satellite galaxy of M31
Other designations
And V, PGC 3097824[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

Andromeda V is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy about 2.52 Mly away in the constellation Andromeda.[4]

Andromeda V was discovered by Armandroff et al. and published in 1998 after their analysis of the digitized version of the second Palomar Sky Survey.[2]

The metallicity of Andromeda V is above the average metallicity to luminosity ratio of the Local Group's dwarf galaxies.[5]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for Andromeda V. Retrieved 2006-11-29. 
  2. ^ a b McConnachie, A. W.; Irwin, M. J.; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Ibata, R. A.; Lewis, G. F.; Tanvir, N. (2005). "Distances and metallicities for 17 Local Group galaxies". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 356 (4): 979–997. Bibcode:2005MNRAS.356..979M. arXiv:astro-ph/0410489Freely accessible. doi:10.1111/j.1365-2966.2004.08514.x. 
  3. ^ "NAME Andromeda V". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved 2006-11-29. 
  4. ^ Armandroff, Taft E.; Davies, James E.; Jacoby, George H. (1 November 1998). "A Survey for Low Surface Brightness Galaxies around M31. I. The Newly Discovered Dwarf Andromeda V". The Astronomical Journal. 116 (5): 2287–2296. Bibcode:1998AJ....116.2287A. arXiv:astro-ph/9807232Freely accessible. doi:10.1086/300619. 
  5. ^ van den Bergh, Sidney (April 2000). "Updated Information on the Local Group". The Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific. 112 (770): 529–536. Bibcode:2000PASP..112..529V. arXiv:astro-ph/0001040Freely accessible. doi:10.1086/316548. 

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