# A NEW FAINT MILKY WAY SATELLITE DISCOVERED IN THE PAN-STARRS1 3π SURVEY

@article{Laevens2015ANF,
title={A NEW FAINT MILKY WAY SATELLITE DISCOVERED IN THE PAN-STARRS1 3$\pi$ SURVEY},
author={Benjamin P. M. Laevens and Nicolas F. Martin and Rodrigo A. Ibata and Hans–Walter Rix and Edouard J. Bernard and Eric F. Bell and Branimir Sesar and Annette M. N. Ferguson and Edward F. Schlafly and Colin T. Slater and William S. Burgett and K. C. Chambers and Heather Flewelling and Klaus A. Hodapp and Nicholas Kaiser and Rolf Peter Kudritzki and Robert H. Lupton and Eugene. A. Magnier and Nigel Metcalfe and Jeffrey S. Morgan and Paul A. Price and John L. Tonry and Richard J. Wainscoat and Christopher Waters},
journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
year={2015},
volume={802}
}
• Published 18 March 2015
• Physics
• The Astrophysical Journal Letters
We present the discovery of a faint Milky Way satellite, Laevens 2/Triangulum II, found in the Panoramic Survey Telescope And Rapid Response System 3π imaging data and confirmed with follow-up wide-field photometry from the Large Binocular Cameras. The stellar system, with an absolute magnitude of MV = −1.8 ± 0.5, a heliocentric distance of 30 − 2 + 2 kpc ?> , and a half-mass–radius of 34 − 8 + 9 pc ?> , shows remarkable similarity to faint, nearby, small satellites such as Willman 1, Segue 1…
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