Five new dwarf galaxies detected around M63

Mosaic of direct and inverted images of low surface brightness dwarf galaxies in the vicinity of M 63. Credit: Karachentsev et al., 2020. Using an amateur 0.14-m aperture telescope, astronomers have observed a nearby spiral galaxy known as M63 (or NGC 5055). The observations identified the presence of five faint dwarf galaxies around M63 and […]