View Full Version : New Milky Way Dwarf Satellite Galaxy Discovered

2005-Sep-10, 04:40 PM
SUMMARY: Some current models of galaxy formation predict that large spirals such as the Milky Way and Andromeda Galaxy should have more satellite galaxies than are currently known to astronomers. Many of these galaxies should be much smaller than those already discovered. Astronomers reviewing data from the automated Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS) have now added a tenth satellite to the Milky Way's dwarf spheroidal galaxy contingent and this one is a real lightweight.

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