The Formation and Dynamics of Galaxies

The Formation and Dynamics of Galaxies

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Proceedings of IAU Symposium No. 58 held in Canberra, Australia, August 12-15, 1973
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Product details

  • Paperback | 441 pages
  • 169.93 x 244.09 x 26.42mm | 848.21g
  • Kluwer Academic Publishers
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands
  • English
  • Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1974
  • XV, 441 p.
  • 9027704619
  • 9789027704610

Table of contents

Structure, Dynamics and Statistical Properties of Galaxies (Invited Paper).- Properties and Distribution of Galaxies in Relation to Their Formation and Evolution: Theoretical Situation (Invited Paper).- The Distribution of Galaxies in Relation to Their Formation and Evolution.- Dynamics of Superclusters as the Most Powerful Test for Theories of Galaxy Formation.- Intergalactic Matter and Radiation and its Bearing on Galaxy Formation and Evolution (Invited Paper).- Recent Westerbork Observations of Head-Tail Galaxies.- Neutral Hydrogen at Large Distances from Parent Galaxies.- The Early History of Our Galaxy: Dynamics (Invited Paper).- The Distribution of Mass-to-Light Ratio with Radius in M31 and M33.- The Early History of Our Galaxy: Chemical Evolution (Invited Paper).- Differences Between Galaxies (Invited Paper).- Dwarf Content of Old Galaxy Populations.- The Formation of Disks by Inelastic Collisions of Gravitating Particles. Applications to the Formation of Galaxies.- Dynamics of Rotating Stellar Systems: Collapse and Violent Relaxation.- Models for the Formation and Evolution of Spherical Galaxies.- The Redshifts of Extragalactic Objects (Invited Paper, Abstract only).- Evidence for Non-Velocity Redshifts - New Evidence and Review (Invited Paper).- The Extragalactic Relative Distance Scale.- Observational Evidence for Non-Velocity Redshift in Stephan's Quintet.- Fine Structure within the Redshift-Magnitude Correlation for Galaxies.- Radio Frequency Observations of the Nuclei of Galaxies (Invited Paper).- Optical Observations of Nuclei of Galaxies (Invited Paper).- Theory of Galactic Nuclei (Invited Paper).- Structures of Central Bulges and Nuclei of Galaxies.- Variability of the Emission Line Spectrum of the Nucleus of Seyfert Galaxy NGC 1275.- Gravitational Interactions Between Galaxies (Invited Paper).- The Magellanic Stream.- Recent Radio Studies of Bright Galaxies (Invited Paper).- Interpretation of Observations of Spiral Structure in Terms of the Density Wave Theory (Invited Paper).- Some Recent Developments in the Theory of Spiral Structure.- Studies on the Galactic Density Wave.- High-Resolution Studies of Neutral Hydrogen in NGC 5383 and M101.- The Motions in the Central Regions of NGC 4736.- On the Strength of the Galactic Shock Wave and the Degree of Development of Spiral Structure.
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