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A HIGH STELLAR VELOCITY DISPERSION AND ∼100 GLOBULAR CLUSTERS FOR THE ULTRA-DIFFUSE GALAXY DRAGONFLY 44

  • Authors: Pieter van Dokkum, Roberto Abraham, Jean Brodie, Charlie Conroy, Shany Danieli, Allison Merritt, Lamiya Mowla, Aaron Romanowsky, and Jielai Zhang

2016 The Astrophysical Journal Letters 828 L6.

  • Provider: AAS Journals

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Deep Gemini g and i images were combined to create a color image of Dragonfly 44 and its immediate surroundings. The galaxy has a remarkable appearance: it is a low surface brightness, spheroidal object that is peppered with faint, compact sources.

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