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Andromeda Dwarfs

Title: Andromeda Dwarfs in Light of MOND
Authors: Stacy McGaugh, Mordehai Milgrom

We compare the recently published velocity dispersions for seventeen Andromeda dwarf spheroidals with estimates of the MOND predictions, based on the luminosities of these dwarfs, with reasonable stellar M/L values, and no dark matter. We find that the two are consistent within the uncertainties. We further predict the velocity dispersions of another ten dwarfs for which only photometric data are currently available.

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