Two channels for the formation of compact dwarf galaxies in clusters of galaxies

  title={Two channels for the formation of compact dwarf galaxies in clusters of galaxies},
  author={Nemanja Martinovi'c and Miroslav Micic},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
We have identified two channels for the formation of compact dwarf galaxies in the Illustris simulation by reconstructing mass and distance histories of candidates located in the vicinity of the simulation's most massive cluster galaxies. One channel is tidal stripping of Milky Way mass galaxies that form outside of clusters and eventually sink into them, spiraling in toward central massive objects. Second channel of formation is an in-situ formation (in reference to the parent cluster) of… 

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