I review the differences and similarities between the dwarf irregular and dwarf spheroidal galaxies in the Local Group. New observations are resolving the long-standing problem of the relationship between dwarf elliptical and dwarf irregular galaxies.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Groups of Galaxies in the Nearby Universe|
|Subtitle of host publication||Proceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005|
|Editors||Ivo Saviane, Valentin Ivanov, Jordanka Borissova|
|Number of pages||6|
|State||Published - Aug 14 2007|
|Name||ESO Astrophysics Symposia|