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The Origin of Faint Tidal Features Around Galaxies in the RESOLVE Survey

16 May 2018, 16:00 UTC
The Origin of Faint Tidal Features Around Galaxies in the RESOLVE Survey
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Callie E. Hood et al 2018 ApJ 857 144
New observations suggest that tidal features in gas-poor galaxies are typically streams/shells from dry mergers or satellite disruption, whereas those in gas-rich galaxies are often tails/arms from resonant interactions.

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