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Galaxies on Sub-Galactic Scales

Jerjen, Helmut

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The Sloan Digital Sky Survey has been immensely successful in detecting new Milky Way satellite galaxies over the past seven years. It was instrumental in finding examples of the least luminous galaxies we know in the Universe, uncovering apparent inconsistencies between cold dark matter theory and dwarf galaxy properties, providing first evidence for a possible lower mass limit for dark matter halos in visible galaxies, and reopening the discussion about the building block scenario for the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/72274
Source: Publications of the Astronomical Society of Australia
DOI: 10.1071/AS11023

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