TITLE

Galaxy becomes new member of our Local Group

AUTHOR(S)
Croswell, Ken
PUB. DATE
October 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;10/26/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1792, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Australian astronomers Russell Lavery and Kenneth Mighell of Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring Observatories have discovered that a faint galaxy in the southern constellation Tucana is a member of the Local Group of galaxies. Location of the Tucana galaxy in relation to the Milky Way; Estimates on the distance and size of the Tucana dwarf galaxy.
ACCESSION #
10556408

 

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