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Satellite Galaxies

Milky Way Satellite Galaxies

Find the brightest satellite & companion galaxies of the Milky Way Galaxy that can be found by eye, binoculars, or small telescope (denoted by magnitude).

      1. Name / Magnitude (m)
      2. Constellation
      1. Large Magellanic Cloud   0.9
      2. Dorado
      1. Small Magellanic Cloud   2.7
      2. Tucana
      1. Leo I   11.2
      2. Leo
      1. Leo II   12.6
      2. Leo
      1. Sextans Dwarf Spheroidal   10.4
      2. Sextans
      1. Carina Dwarf Spheroidal   11.3
      2. Carina
      1. Draco Dwarf   10.9
      2. Draco
      1. Leo IV  
      2. Leo
      1. Leo T  
      2. Leo
      1. Leo V  
      2. Leo
      1. Segue 1  
      2. Leo
      1. Kim 2/Indus I  
      2. Indus


    Andromeda Galaxy Satellites

    Find the brightest satellite & companion galaxies of the Andromeda Galaxy that can be found by eye, binoculars, or small telescope (denoted by magnitude).

        1. Galaxy / Magnitude (m)
        2. Constellation
        1. Pegasus Dwarf Spheroidal   14.5
        2. Pegasus