The Once and Future Andromeda Stream

Abstract

The interaction between an accreting satellite and the Andromeda galaxy has been studied using an N -body simulation to investigate the self-gravitating response of the disk, the bulge, and the dark matter halo to an accreting satellite. Our simulation shows that the “giant stream” is the tidal debris of the infalling satellite. The debris also produces… (More)

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@inproceedings{Mori2008TheOA, title={The Once and Future Andromeda Stream}, author={Masao Mori}, year={2008} }