Updated Information on the Local Group

  title={Updated Information on the Local Group},
  author={S. Bergh},
  journal={Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific},
  • S. Bergh
  • Published 2000
  • Physics
  • Publications of the Astronomical Society of the Pacific
  • The present note updates the information published in my recent monograph on Th e Galaxies of the L ocal Group. Highlights include (1) the addition of the newly discovered Cetus dwarf spheroidal as a certain member of the Local Group; (2) an improved distance for the Sagittarius dwarf irregular galaxy (SagDIG), which now places this object very close to the edge of the Local Group zero- velocity surface; (3) more information on the evolutionary histories of some individual Local Group members… CONTINUE READING
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