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Astronomical Object Found by Amateur Identified as New Dwarf Galaxy

Enthusiast Giuseppe Donatiello spotted the dwarf galaxy while scrutinizing publicly available data and his finding was investigated by professional astrophysicists, led by Dr. David Martinez-Delgado from the Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, who used deeper images taken with the Telescopio Nazionale Galileo. By processing the data and performing photometric calibration, they confirmed the finding is a ...

Troy Oakes

New dwarf galaxy.