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Co-orbiting satellite galaxy structures are still in conflict with the distribution of primordial dwarf galaxies

Pawlowski, Marcel S; Famaey, Benoit; Jerjen, Helmut; Merritt, David; Kroupa, Pavel; Dabringhausen, Jorg; Lughausen, Fabian; Forbes, Duncan A; Hensler, Gerhard; Hammer, F; Puech, Mathieu; Fouquet, Sylvain; Flores, Hector; Yang, Yanbin


Both major galaxies in the Local Group host planar distributions of co-orbiting satellite galaxies, the Vast Polar Structure (VPOS) of the MilkyWay and the Great Plane of Andromeda (GPoA). The Λ cold dark matter (ΛCDM) cosmological model did not predict

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stu1005
Access Rights: Open Access


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