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University of Copenhagen - Niels Bohr Institute

Andromeda II

Caption: This diagram shows the dwarf galaxy Andromeda II with the stars belonging to the stream marked in blue. Their movement show that Andromeda II is a merger of two dwarf galaxies.

Credit: Nicola C. Amorisco, N. Ho and M. Geha

Usage Restrictions: Credit Nicola C. Amorisco, N. Ho and M. Geha

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