Coma Berenices (dwarf galaxy)

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Coma Berenices Dwarf Galaxy[1]
Observation data
Distance143±13 kly (44±kpc)[2]
137+5
−3
 kly
(42+2
−1
 kpc
)[3]
See also: Galaxy, List of galaxies

Coma Berenices or Com for short, is a dwarf galaxy located in the Coma Berenices constellation that, along with many other dwarf galaxies, were discovered in 2006 in data recorded by the Sloan Digital Sky Survey.[2]

References[edit]

  1. Lua error in Module:Citation/CS1 at line 379: attempt to call method 'match' (a nil value).
  2. 2.0 2.1 Belokurov, V.; Zucker, D. B.; Evans, N. W.; Kleyna, J. T.; Koposov, S.; Hodgkin, S. T.; Irwin, M. J.; Gilmore, G. et al. (2007). "Cats and Dogs, Hair and a Hero: A Quintet of New Milky Way Companions". The Astrophysical Journal 654 (2): 897. arXiv:astro-ph/0608448. Bibcode 2007ApJ...654..897B. doi:10.1086/509718.
  3. Musella, IlariaExpression error: Unrecognized word "etal". (2009). "Pulsating Variable Stars in the Coma Berenices Dwarf Spheroidal Galaxy". The Astrophysical Journal Letters 695 (1): L83–1L87. arXiv:0902.4230. Bibcode 2009ApJ...695L..83M. doi:10.1088/0004-637X/695/1/L83.


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