spheroidal galaxy

spheroidal galaxy

[sfir′ȯid·əl ′gal·ik·sē]
(astronomy)
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SDG is categorized as a dwarf spheroidal galaxy, the kind that is ideal for investigating the properties of dark matter since these galaxies
TEHRAN (FNA)- Astronomers detected a new faint dwarf spheroidal galaxy using Japan's Subaru Telescope located in Hawaii.
The most obvious is the massive Sagittarius Stream: These broad tidal tails of what was once a dwarf spheroidal galaxy wrap around the poles of the Milky Way.
Some specific topics explored include the supermassive black hole in the Milky Way, optical to near-infrared light curves of classical Cepheids, young stellar objects in the large Magellanic cloud, dwarf Cepheids in the Carina Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy, and helium in the Galactic bulge.
Leo I is a dwarf spheroidal galaxy discovered in 1950 by Albert George Wilson on a photographic plate taken with the 48-inch Schmidt camera at Palomar Observatory.
A further object for confusion is Leo I--a dwarf spheroidal galaxy.
Computer models predict that in about four billion years the galactic pair will become one spheroidal galaxy.
Based on this evidence, "I immediately jumped to the conclusion that this was a dwarf spheroidal galaxy," Irwin says.
That little smudge, now designated NGC 253-dw2, turns out to be a dwarf spheroidal galaxy that the much bigger spiral galaxy is in the process of gobbling up via tidal disruption (as implied by its elongated shape).
Spectrophotometric results were obtained with SALT during its performance-verification phase on two PNe in the Sagittarius dwarf, the closest known dwarf spheroidal galaxy that is strongly disrupted by its interaction with the Milky Way.
To gain a view of this spheroidal galaxy, it's best to place Mirachjust out of field, and then the galaxy will pop into view.
The Sagittarius Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy has mistakenly challenged the Milky Way: no bantamweight beats a heavyweight.