Image Download Page for AAS236 Press Briefing

T. G. Brainerd Contribution, "Lopsided Satellite Distributions around Isolated Host Galaxies"

This page contains images and presentation slides for Dr. Tereasa Brainerd's contribution to the June 1, 2020 AAS236 press briefing

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This work is currently undergoing peer review by The Astrophysical Journal (Letters)

The conclusions are PRELIMINARY and await independent confirmation by other scientists

Image #1: Galaxy NGC2998 (blue circle) and its 17 satellites (yellow circles)

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Image #2: Illustration of the statistic used to measure the lopsidedness of the satellite distribution

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CLICK HERE for a copy of the PowerPoint slides from the AAS press briefing