The Local Group dwarfs compared

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I review the differences and similarities between the dwarf irregular and dwarf spheroidal galaxies in the Local Group. New observations are resolving the long-standing problem of the relationship between dwarf elliptical and dwarf irregular galaxies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationGroups of Galaxies in the Nearby Universe
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005
EditorsIvo Saviane, Valentin Ivanov, Jordanka Borissova
Number of pages6
StatePublished - Aug 14 2007

Publication series

NameESO Astrophysics Symposia
ISSN (Print)1431-2433
ISSN (Electronic)1611-6143


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