Dwarf Irregular Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium

Abstract

Dwarf galaxies (DGs) are more numerous than large galaxies. Most dwarfs in clusters are dEs, but in the field they belong mostly to late types. The importance of late-type DGs in the context of the intergalactic medium (IGM) lies in the fact that (at least some) are probably " young " galaxies forming stars for the first time. Many DGs have significant… (More)

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@inproceedings{Brosch1998DwarfIG, title={Dwarf Irregular Galaxies and the Intergalactic Medium}, author={Noah Brosch}, year={1998} }