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Galactic Astronomy

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This is the definitive treatment of the phenomenology of galaxies--a clear and comprehensive volume that takes full account of the extraordinary recent advances in the field. The book supersedes the classic text Galactic Astronomy that James Binney wrote with Dimitri Mihalas, and complements Galactic Dynamics by Binney and Scott Tremaine. It will be invaluable to researche ...more
Hardcover, 850 pages
Published September 6th 1998 by Princeton University Press (first published August 17th 1998)
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This is the definitive treatment of the phenomenology of galaxies- a clear and comprehensive volume that takes full account of the extraordinary recent advances in the field. The book supersedes the classic text Galactic Astronomy"(1988) that James Binney wrote with Dimetri Milalas, and compliments "Galactic Dynamics" written by Binney and Scott Tremaine." [return][return]-Ostriker & Spergel, Editors- Princeton Series in Astrophysics[return][return]The original version of this book was writt ...more
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