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The Outer Galaxy: Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Honor of Frank J. Kerr at the University of Maryland, College Park, May 28–29, 1987 [Lecture Notes in Physics 306]

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The Outer Galaxy: Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Honor of Frank J. Kerr at the University of Maryland, College Park, May 28–29, 1987 [Lecture Notes in Physics 306]

by Leo Blitz & Felix J. Lockman, eds

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Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1988. First Edition, First Printing. Hardcover. Very good +/none as issued. A very good plus, first edition, first printing. Brown, mustard and white cloth boards. Previous owner's name stamped neatly on top edge, mildly cocked. Text clean and bright. No dust jacket as issued. Illustrated with formulas, b/w photos, graphs, and drawings. [xi], 438 [2] pp. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches tall. The galactic rotation curve at R > Ro from observations of the 21 cm line of atomic hydrogen, G. R. Knapp; Groping for truth from the galaxy's outermost satellites, D. Lynden-Bell; Carbon stars at 2R0 and the rotation of the milky way, Paul L. Schechter, Marc Aaronson, Kem H. Cook, Victor M. Blanco; The velocity field of the outer galaxy, Jan Brand, Leo Blitz, Jan Wouterloot; The importance of stellar distances in determining the rotation curve of the outer galaxy, Anthony F. J. Moffat; Metal weak stars and the galactic circular velocity, K. C. Freeman; A wavy rotation curve and consequences thereof, Paris Pi mi ; Milky Way rotation and the distance to the Galactic center from Cepheid variables, J. A. R. Caldwell, I. M. Coulson; The distance to the galactic center from observations of the outer galaxy, Leo Blitz, Jan Brand; Rotation and the outer galaxy: Comments on topics raised by the work of Frank Kerr, Felix J. Lockman; Mapping the galaxy at 21 CM wavelength: The Boston University-Arecibo galactic HI survey, T. M. Bania; The shape of the outer-Galaxy HI layer W. B. Burton; Star clusters and the thickness of the galactic disk as probes of the outer GALAXY, Roland Wielen, Burkhard Fuchs; The milky way in high resolution U photometry and inferences on its structure, Th. Schmidt-Kaler, W. Schlosser; First results of a milky way continuum survey at 45 MHz, H. Alvarez, J. Aparici, J. May, F. Olmos; Galaxian structure and x-ray astronomy, Herbert Gursky; The cloudy interstellar medium: Aggregation of giant molecular clouds in spiral structures, William W. Roberts Jr., David S. Adler; CO emission from the southern galactic plane and galactic structure, W. H. McCutcheon, B. J. Robinson, R. N. Manchester, J. B. Whiteoak; Substructure in spiral arms, Steven A. Balbus; Resonance excitation: A possible interpretation of the 3-KPC arm, Chi Yuan, Ye Cheng; HI and the diffuse interstellar medium, Carl Heiles; The disk-halo connection and the nature of the interstellar medium, Colin A. Norman, Satoru Ikeuchi; Giant HI clouds in the Galaxy, Bruce G. Elmegreen; The Southern extension of the Taurus molecular clouds, Loris Magnani; Kinematics of 21 cm self absorption towards the taurus molecular complex, W. L. H. Shuter, R. L. Dickman; The variable hii regions in cepheus a, V. A. Hughes; The nearby molecular clouds: A complete survey, F. X. Desert, D. Bazell, F. Boulanger; Extinction and metal abundances in the outer galaxy, Michel Fich; Iras results on outer galaxy star formation towards galactic longitude 1=125°, S. Terebey, M. Fich; The outer galaxy as a star formation laboratory, Marc L. Kutner; Points to ponder about the molecular outer galaxy, Kathryn N. Mead; Star formation in the outer galaxy, J. G. A. Wouterloot, J. Brand, C. Henkel; The high-velocity clouds: Why were they ever a mystery? Gerrit L. Verschuur; Structure, rotation and mass of the magellanic clouds, G. de Vaucouleurs; A cO survey of the large magellanic cloud, Patrick Thaddeus; Some surprises in the dynamics of M33 and M31, Vera C. Rubin; Molecular arms in the outer disk of M51: Structure and origins, F. Verter, M. L. Kutner; Searching for galaxies in the zone of avoidance, Patricia A. Henning; Some reminiscences of frank kerr and the work on the milky way and the magellanic clouds, G. de Vaucouleurs.


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The Outer Galaxy: Proceedings of a Symposium Held in Honor of Frank J. Kerr at the University of Maryland, College Park, May 28–29, 1987 [Lecture Notes in Physics 306]
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