The Tucana Dwarf Galaxy is a dwarf galaxy in the constellation Tucana. It was discovered in 1990 by R.J. Lavery of Mount Stromlo Observatory. It is composed of very old stars and is very isolated from other galaxies. Its location on the opposite side of the Milky Way from other Local Group galaxies makes it an important object for study.
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... The Tucana Dwarf is located in the constellation Tucana ... of the Local Group, as well as the role of environment in determining how dwarf galaxies evolve ... The Tucana Dwarf galaxy is one of only two dwarf spheroidal galaxies in the Local Group that is not located near the Milky Way or the Andromeda Galaxy ...
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