MMTO Confirms Ultra-faint Object in Milky Way Halo is Dwarf Galaxy.

How small can a galaxy be?

Astronomers are now finding small-fry galaxies that contain fewer than a million, possibly as few as a thousand, stars.

Until recently, these very faint, dwarf galaxies in the halo of the Milky Way have eluded discovery.  

Read about this exciting new result by a team including Ed Olszewski, Jill Bechtold & Tim Pickering at UA News.org.

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