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The Andromeda Galaxy

Author: Paul W Hodge
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1992.
Series: Astrophysics and space science library, v. 176.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Andromeda Galaxy, or M31, is an attractive galaxy for astronomers. It is close to us, it is of about the size of our galaxy, it provides some intriguing observational puzzles because the galaxy  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul W Hodge
ISBN: 0792316541 9780792316541
OCLC Number: 25630860
Description: ix, 358 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Early History.- 2. Discovery of its Galaxian Nature.- 3. Modern History.- 4. Optical Structure.- 5. The Neutral Hydrogen Content.- 6. Radio Continuum Radiation.- 7. Rotation.- 8. Dynamics and Mass.- 9. Globular Clusters.- 10. OB Associations.- 11. Open Clusters.- 12. Dust.- 13. Variable Stars and Novae.- 14. HII Regions and Supernova Remnants.- 15. Planetary Nebulae.- 16. Molecules.- 17. X-Ray Sources.- 18. Stars and Stellar Populations.- 19. A Comparison of M31 with the Milky Way.- 20. Annotated Bibliography, 1885-1950.- References.
Series Title: Astrophysics and space science library, v. 176.
Responsibility: by Paul Hodge.
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'Hodge has written a superb review of this galaxy, starting with the history of its early...This a very readable monograph "a tour de force" and is well illustrated and referenced.' New Scientist Read more...

 
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