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Haro 3 (NGC 3353) is a blue compact dwarf galaxy (BCD) full of Wolf-Rayet Stars and other giants. The galaxy, which is lying quite remote from big galaxies, is very young and nevertheless contains only a few heavy elements. It shows an extremely high star birth rate. This is an early galaxy of the type that have merged with others over the course of time. Constellation: Ursa Major Distance: 54.8 million light-years Visual magnitude: 12.9 Diameter: 30 000 light-years Type: BCD/Irr

Haro 3 (NGC 3353) is a blue compact dwarf galaxy (BCD) full of Wolf-Rayet Stars and other giants. The galaxy, which is lying quite remote from big galaxies, is very young and nevertheless contains only a few heavy elements. It shows an extremely high star birth rate. This is an early galaxy of the type that have merged with others over the course of time. Constellation: Ursa Major Distance: 54.8 million light-years Visual magnitude: 12.9 Diameter: 30 000 light-years Type: BCD/Irr

NGC 891. A large edge-on spiral galaxy with a huge production rate of new stars. Constellation: Andromeda Distance: 24 million light-years Visual magnitude: 10.8 Diameter: 100 000 light-years Type: Sb

NGC A large edge-on spiral galaxy with a huge production rate of new stars. Constellation: Andromeda Distance: 24 million light-years Visual magnitude: Diameter: 100 000 light-years Type: Sb

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