Discovery of Lonely Galactic Island Relates to NASA Now Classroom Video Program

Recently, an isolated dwarf galaxy was discovered in an image from the Hubble Space Telescope. The galaxy is classified as a dwarf irregular galaxy because it is relatively small and lacks clear structure.

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This discovery serves as a new extension to the NASA Now Classroom Videos program Engineering Design Process: Hubble Space Telescope, which can be found on the NASA Explorer Schools Virtual Campus.