PI: Alan B. Whiting, Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory, firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Science Staff, Casilla 603, La Serena, Chile
CoI: George K. T. Hau, European Southern Observatory
CoI: Mike Irwin, University of Cambridge
Title: Imaging of Dwarf Galaxy Candidates
Abstract: Dwarf galaxies are central to theories of galaxy formation, the distribution and nature of dark matter, the processes of star formation, and the origin and growth of large-scale structure. The first part (southern hemisphere) of an all-sky survey to discover more dwarfs has resulted in one certain and one borderline new Local Group dwarf as well as several nearby dwarfs, and has placed strict limits on the number yet undiscovered there. Extending our survey to the northern sky, we have found several more nearby dwarfs and refined the limits on the Local Group luminosity function. We propose to continue, and if possible complete, imaging of our candidate objects and thus finish our survey, the only deep, all-sky survey of its type.
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