Proc. IAU volume 13, issue S334, P43-46 2017 DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317008031 View full text
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Annette M. N. Ferguson

Abstract: AbstractDedicated wide-field surveys have uncovered a variety of debris features and stellar streams in the halos of the Milky Way and M31. I briefly compare these perspectives and discuss how observations of the peripheral regions of M31 can help shape our current understanding of the Milky Way. Much complexity resides in the outer halos of both systems in terms of overlapping structures, and I conclude by briefly highlighting some ongoing work to characterise a narrow tidal stream in the vicinity of the ultr…

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