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Better understanding of tidal streams will lead to better understanding of galaxy evolution, and to better constraints on the distribution of dark matter, both in the progenitor dwarf galaxies that are thought to have very high mass-to-light ratios, and in the Milky Way galaxy itself. Techniques for constraining the spatial structure of dark matter are currently in development (see Chaps. 6 and 7). We still face challenges in understanding the dynamical systems that we are modeling, and in parameterizing the dark matter distribution, that could be quite complex both spatially and in time.

2013 and Hasselquist et al. 2015). 2 Stellar Populations in the Sagittarius Streams One expects overlap between the stellar populations seen in the Sgr core with those represented in the Sagittarius streams. However, because the most loosely bound stars in a dwarf galaxy or star cluster tend to have the largest mean internal (to the dwarf galaxy) orbital radii, tidal stripping generally eats away a satellite star system from the outside. , the chemistry and ages of stars) of the original satellite as the variation of those properties along the tidal streams.

1) and along the stream is that because of the time dependence of the specific populations contributed to the Milky Way halo, the current content of a dSph is not representative of what it contributed to the halo; differences in metallicity distribution functions between the satellite and the tails are clear (Chou et al. 2007; Monaco et al. 2007). This process is easily demonstrated by N-body simulations with even simple assumptions of the progenitor metallicity distributions (Law and Majewski 2010a, hereafter cited as “LM10”).

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