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The galaxy HIPASS J1131-31

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HIPASS J1131-31 is a newly discovered dwarf galaxy hiding behind the star CD-30 9279 (B = 11.1 mag, V = 10.5 mag). The high proper motion of the star means that it will have moved out of the way in about 100 years.
Type = BCD?; optical diameter < 15"; Dh75 = 5.8 Mpc.

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Original: B. Koribalski (28-Feb-2005)
Modified: B. Koribalski (13-Feb-2005)

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