Pisces Galaxy, also known as Pisces Dwarf, LGS 3 and PGC 3792, is a irregular dwarf galaxy located inside The Pisces Constellation (Fish Constellation). Pisces Galaxy is located 2.51 Million Light Years from Earth. The Pisces Dwarf is one of other galaxies inside of a local group of galaxies.
Profile of Pisces Galaxy
Pisces Galaxy was discovered in 1976 by Ukrainian Astronomer Valentina Karachentseva. The Pisces Dwarf does not get it's name by looking like fish, because it doesn't, rather that it is conveniently located inside The Pisces Constellation. The Pisces shows a blueshift, which is a decrease in wavelength that produces a blue coloring to the observer, and is approaching our galaxy, The Milky Way Galaxy, at a velocity of 287 kilometers per second.
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