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 Letters828L6.
Provider: AAS Journals
Caption: Figure 1.
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.