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Galaxy IC 10

This dwarf galaxy is a member of our local group, a distant companion of M 31 and the starburst galaxy next to us. It contains very much Wolf-Rayet stars, more than all other nearby dwarf galaxies together.

Constellation: Cassiopeia
Distance: 2.6 million light-years
Visual magnitude: 11.2
Type: dIrr

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