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The PAndAS view of the andromeda satellite system. I. A Bayesian search for dwarf galaxies using spatial and color-magnitude information

Martin, N F; Ibata, Rodrigo A; McConnachie, Alan W; Mackey, Alasdair; Ferguson, A. M. N.; Irwin, M. J.; Lewis, Geraint Francis; Fardal, Mark

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We present a generic algorithm to search for dwarf galaxies in photometric catalogs and apply it to the Pan-Andromeda Archaeological Survey (PAndAS). The algorithm is developed in a Bayesian framework and, contrary to most dwarf galaxy search codes, makes

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/75398
Source: Astrophysical Journal, The
DOI: 10.1088/0004-637X/776/2/80

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