Structure and Dynamics of Elliptical Galaxies: Proceedings by Gérard de Vaucouleurs (auth.), Tim De Zeeuw (eds.) PDF

By Gérard de Vaucouleurs (auth.), Tim De Zeeuw (eds.)

ISBN-10: 9027725861

ISBN-13: 9789027725868

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IAU Symposium 127 used to be held in Princeton on could 28-31, 1986, on the Institute for complicated research. there have been one hundred fifty members from 19 nations. This was once the 1st IAU Symposium committed solely to elliptical galaxies. the decade has been a interval of really swift development regard­ ing our realizing of elliptical galaxies, pushed at the observational facet through a wealth of latest photometric and spectroscopic information, and at the theoretical part by way of the popularity that ellipticals are slowly rotating triaxial structures, rather than rotationally flattened our bodies. The 30 invited audio system reviewed all facets of this growth, its outcomes, and the main extraordinary difficulties. approximately eighty poster contributions have been displayed at some stage in the assembly. those contained a few of the latest advancements. the 1st a part of those lawsuits comprises the written models of the invited stories and the precis, within the order in their presentation. The accompanying discussions are according to the written models of questions and solutions as passed in via the members. the second one a part of this e-book is dedicated to the poster contribu­ tions. they've been grouped in a thematic order, continuing from morphology to concept. Indices of gadgets, matters, and names are supplied. regrettably, not one of the invited individuals from the USSR have been in a position to attend the Symposium. The lawsuits contain the written models of the deliberate contributions through Popov and Polyachenko.

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