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NGC 1569 is a dwarf irregular galaxy in Camelopardalis. While this faint galaxy is not a popular amateur astronomy target, it is well studied by professional astronomers, who are interested in the history of star formation within the galaxy. This galaxy is relatively nearby, nearly 11 million light-years. Consequently, the Hubble Space Telescope can easily resolve the stars within the galaxy.

The galaxy contains two prominent super star clusters with different histories. Super star cluster A, located in the northwest of the galaxy, contains young stars that formed less than 5 million years ago, as well as older red stars. Super star cluster B, located near the center of the galaxy, contains an older stellar population of red giants and supergiants.

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Irregular galaxy, NGC 1569