The Andromeda Galaxy

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 is nearly edge-on, and many objects can be studied in detail, because they are still sufficiently brig...

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Main Author: Hodge, Paul
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Dordrecht Springer Netherlands 1992, 1992
Series:Astrophysics and Space Science Library, A Series of Books on the Recent Developments of Space Science and of General Geophysics and Astrophysics Published in Connection with the Journal Space Science Reviews
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of 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