At 10:05 AM 5/6/2001, you wrote: >Page 24 of the January 2001 issue of S&T in the Newsnote titled "The LMC >in Radio" states the following: >"The LMC is the largest and most important of the Milky Way's 11 known >dwarf satellite galaxies". >Does anyone know what the other 10 are? SMC (195 KLy) Sculptor Dwarf (293 KLy) Fornax Dwarf (456 KLy) Carina Dwarf (326 KLy) Sextans Dwarf (293 KLy) Draco Dwarf (261 KLy) Sagittarius Dwarf (97 KLy) Leo I Dwarf (815 KLy) Leo II Dwarf (685 KLy) Ursa Minor Dwarf (196 KLy) For a complete listing (including coordinates) of the known members of the Local Group see http://www.astrophotographer.com/Local_cluster_data_table.htm For an animated 3-D plot of what the Local Group looks like, see http://www.astrophotographer.com/Local_cluster_plot.htm Aside: The exact membership of the Local Group is a matter of some debate. The above listing is based on data from the NGC/IC Project, courtesy of our own Bob Erdmann, who is one of the team members of the project. Wil Milan http://www.astrophotographer.com/ "The heavens declare the glory of God And the firmament proclaims His handiwork." -- Psalm 19:1 > >Stan >--- >This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be >removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, >with the subject: unsubscribe. > >This is a discussion list. Please send personal inquiries directly to >the message author. In other words, do not use "reply" for personal >messages. Thanks. --- This message is from the AZ-Observing mailing list. If you wish to be removed from this list, send E-mail to: AZ-Observing-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, with the subject: unsubscribe. This is a discussion list. Please send personal inquiries directly to the message author. In other words, do not use "reply" for personal messages. Thanks.