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814 Ghostly Galaxies in the Coma Cluster

  1. Jun 8, 2015 #1
    The Subaru Telescope has spotted hundreds of "ultra-diffuse" galaxies in this famous cluster.

    Link: ScienceNOW
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  3. Jun 8, 2015 #2


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    Very cool, thanks.

    Link to the preprint : http://arxiv.org/abs/1506.01712
    Approximately A Thousand Ultra Diffuse Galaxies in the Coma cluster - Jin Koda, Masafumi Yagi, Hitomi Yamanoi, Yutaka Komiyama
    Forty-Seven Milky Way-Sized, Extremely Diffuse Galaxies in the Coma Cluster - Pieter van Dokkum, Roberto Abraham, Allison Merritt, Jielai Zhang, Marla Geha, Charlie Conroy
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