Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies – Dr. Brent Tully

(March 10, 2011)  Dr. Brent Tully, from the University of Hawai`i’s Institute for Astronomy, presents “Ultra Compact Dwarf Galaxies.”  A cosmic field blooming with stunningly dense galaxies has now been explored with the Keck Telescopes. Professor Tully dives into the mysteries of these galaxies with Kristin Chiboucas, staff astronomer at Gemini North Telescope.