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Dwarf galaxy planes: The discovery of symmetric structures in the local group

Pawlowski, M. S.; Kroupa, Pavel; Jerjen, Helmut


Both major galaxies in the Local Group (LG) are surrounded by thin planes of mostly coorbiting satellite galaxies, the vast polar structure (VPOS) around the Milky Way (MW) and the Great Plane of Andromeda (GPoA) around M31. We summarize the current knowl

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
DOI: 10.1093/mnras/stt1384
Access Rights: Open Access


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