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The dynamics, structure, and history of galaxies

The dynamics, structure, and history of galaxies

a workshop in honour of Prof. Ken Freeman : proceedings of a meeting held at Dunk Island Resort, Dunk Island, Queensland, Australia, 30 July-2 August, 2001

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Published by Astronomical Society of the Pacific in San Francisco, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galaxies -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by G.S. Da Costa and H. Jerjen.
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesAstronomical Society of the Pacific conference series -- v. 273
    ContributionsFreeman, Ken, 1940-, Da Costa, G. S., Jerjen, H.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB856 .D964 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 380 p. :
    Number of Pages380
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22490495M
    ISBN 101583811141

    The rotation curve of a disc galaxy (also called a velocity curve) is a plot of the orbital speeds of visible stars or gas in that galaxy versus their radial distance from that galaxy's centre. The rotation curves of spiral galaxies are asymmetric, so the observational data from each side of a galaxy .   This is a book on how galaxies are, and some basic information about the motion of galaxies. A follow-up volume, published in , dealt with galactic dynamics. Many questions remained unanswered at the time of publication, and still remain :   Part II Stellar Dynamics and Structure of Galaxies Michaelmas Term, 24 Lectures – Prof M Haehnelt [The topics starred in the Schedules will be lectured, but questions will not be set on them in examinations. This timely volume provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cosmology and extragalactic astronomy at an advanced level. Beginning with an overview of the key observational results and necessary terminology, it covers important topics: the theory of galactic structure and galactic dynamics, structure formation, cosmic microwave background radiation, formation of luminous galaxies 5/5(1).


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