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The de Vaucouleurs atlas of galaxies

Author: Ronald James Buta; Harold G Corwin; Stephen C Odewahn
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This atlas provides a comprehensive illustration of the morphology of galaxies and how they are classified in the revised Hubble system developed by Gerard de Vaucouleurs. This volume makes his  Read more...


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Genre/Form: [Catalogue]
Named Person: Gérard Henri de Vaucouleurs; Gérard de Vaucouleurs
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald James Buta; Harold G Corwin; Stephen C Odewahn
ISBN: 9780521820486 0521820480
OCLC Number: 470976978
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 325-335.
Description: 1 v. (XII-344 p.) : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Galaxy classification; 2. Recent classification developments; 3. Production of the atlas; 4. The Atlas; 5. Physical galaxy morphology; 6. Epilogue; 7. Gerard de Vaucouleurs: a brief biography; 8. Appendix: basic data for atlas galaxies; 9. References; Index.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Buta ... Harold G. Corwin ... Stephen C. Odewahn ...
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'... an excellent reference manual for professionals and the serious amateur astronomer. ... This superb up-to-date informative reference work is one that should be in the possession of any galaxy Read more...

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