Dark matter or tidal disruption? The case for the Leo I dSph

S. T. Sohn, S. R. Majewski, J. C. Ostheimer, W. E. Kunkel, R. J. Patterson, M. H. Siegel, P. Guhathakurta, M. Cooper

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We present results from photometric and spectroscopic survey of giant stars in the Leo I dwarf spheroidal galaxy. We find compelling evidence that this galaxy has been tidally disrupted.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)263-264
Number of pages2
JournalProceedings of the International Astronomical Union
Issue numberC198
StatePublished - Jan 1 2005


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine (miscellaneous)
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Space and Planetary Science

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Sohn, S. T., Majewski, S. R., Ostheimer, J. C., Kunkel, W. E., Patterson, R. J., Siegel, M. H., Guhathakurta, P., & Cooper, M. (2005). Dark matter or tidal disruption? The case for the Leo I dSph. Proceedings of the International Astronomical Union, 1(C198), 263-264. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1743921305003881