An Orphan in the “ Field of Streams ”

  • V. B, N. W. E, +17 authors D. G. Y
  • Published 2006

Abstract

We use Sloan Digital Sky Survey Data Release 5 u, g, r, i, z photometry to study a tidal stream that extends over ∼ 50 • in the " Field of Streams " map of the North Galactic Cap. From the analysis of the path of the stream and the colors and magnitudes of its stars, the stream is ∼ 15 kpc away at its nearest detection (the celestial equator). There is… (More)

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