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Fraser
2010-Jan-29, 05:00 PM
An international team of astronomers has identified two new tidal streams in M31, the Andromeda galaxy. They are more-or-less intact remnants of dwarf galaxies that M31 has otherwise ripped to shreds.One team – using the Suprime-Cam camera on Subaru – discovered two new dwarf galaxy shards by mapping the sky density of red giants in [...]

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Buttercup
2010-Jan-29, 05:57 PM
They are more-or-less intact remnants of dwarf galaxies that M31 has otherwise ripped to shreds.

That's it! :mad: I'm reporting M31 to the IFUAAA: Intergalactic Friends United Against Abuse Agency.

Let's see how arrogant and abusive M31 is then.