Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: A Quintet of New Milky Way Companions

@article{Belokurov2006CatsAD,
  title={Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: A Quintet of New Milky Way Companions},
  author={Vasily A Belokurov and Daniel B. Zucker and N. Wyn Evans and Jan T. Kleyna and Sergey E. Koposov and Simon T. Hodgkin and Michael J. Irwin and Gerry Gilmore and Mark I. Wilkinson and Michael Fellhauer and Daniel M. Bramich and Paul C. Hewett and Simon Vidrih and Jelte T.A. de Jong and J. Allyn Smith and Hans–Walter Rix and Eric F. Bell and Rosemary F. G. Wyse and Heidi Jo Newberg and P. A. Mayeur and Brian Yanny and Constance M. Rockosi and Oleg Y. Gnedin and Donald P. Schneider and Timothy C. Beers and John C. Barentine and Howard J. Brewington and Jonathan Brinkmann and Michael Harvanek and Scott J. Kleinman and Jurek Krzesinski and Daniel C. Long and Atsuko Nitta and Stephanie A. Snedden},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={654},
  pages={897 - 906}
}
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