Jul 2, 2022

‘Fossil Dwarf Galaxy’ Beneath Andromeda Could Hint at the Early Structure of the Universe

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Using the Victor M. Blanco Telescope, Donatiello captured minute glimpses of the galaxy in Chile, particularly at the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory.

At the time, David Martinez-Delgado, another astronomer from Spain’s Instituto de Astrofisica de Andalucia, was conducting separate research regarding the lingering galaxies around Andromeda.

Upon learning the existence of the fossil galaxy, the scientists propose an argument that this could be a speck of an ancient galaxy. Its stars are said to be a former part of it.

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