dwarf elliptical

dwarf elliptical

(dE) See dwarf galaxy.
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[1] While similar to dwarf elliptical galaxies in appearance and properties, dwarf spheroidal galaxies are in general approximately spherical in shape and have a lower luminosity.
Caption: NEIGHBORS Another target that gets little attention due to its proximity to a showpiece object, dwarf elliptical galaxy Messier 110 orbits M31 and displays tantalizing dark dust near its core when imaged with larger apertures.
Struck also says that the estimated range of the size of that the Sagittarius dwarf elliptical galaxy in its original form is likely to be the subject of study and contention.
Following suspected aliens all the way from the south of England to the remote Scottish island of Skye, Jim, Charlie, and Becky are captured, but manage to escape from a planet in the "Sagittarian Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy," foil a dastardly alien plot, and save the world.
It is undergoing extensive star formation through interaction with nearby dwarf elliptical NGC 4627 which lies only 2 arcmin to the north.
The Sagittarius Dwarf Elliptical Galaxy (SagDEG) is one satellite galaxy interacting with the Milky Way.
What still puzzles the scientists is the proximity of d1005+68 to the dwarf elliptical galaxy designated BK5N - a satellite of M81.
It has three noteworthy galaxy companions, each roughly as massive as the Magellanic Clouds: the dwarf compact elliptical M32, the dwarf elliptical M110 (also known as NGC 205), and the spiral M33.
Observations by Hubble's Advanced Camera for Surveys spotted 29 dwarf elliptical galaxies in the Perseus Cluster, located 250 million light- years away and one of the closest galaxy clusters to Earth.
The NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database (NED) lists M32 as a "compact E2," and some sources claim the galaxy is a dwarf elliptical (although NED's detailed classifications don't).
The Sagittarius dwarf elliptical galaxy, named for its home constellation, is being absorbed into the Milky Way along with the half dozen globular clusters within the dwarf galaxy (see the table on the facing page).
Around the Great Galaxy Object Type Magnitude Size M31 Spiral galaxy 3.4 3.2[degrees] x 1[degrees] NGC 206 Star cloud in M31 11.9 (blue) 4.0' x 2.5' G1 Globular cluster in M31 13.5 0.6' M32 Compact elliptical galaxy 8.1 8.7' x 6.5' M110 Elliptical galaxy 8.1 22' x 11' NGC 185 Dwarf elliptical galaxy 9.2 8.0' x 7.0' NGC 147 Dwarf elliptical galaxy 9.5 13' x 7.8' NGC 404 Lenticular galaxy 10.3 3.5' NGC 272 Asterism 8.5 5' Object RA Dec.