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Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings

Galaxies in the Local Volume

Editors: Koribalski, Bärbel Silvia, Jerjen, H. (Eds.)

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  • Provides a timely review on the subject of the Local Volume given the many recent advances on this topic
  • Combines observations, simulations and theoretical developments
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Studies of Nearby Galaxies are currently the focus of many observations and numerical simulations. This book presents an overview of the galaxies within the Local Volume (D < 10 Mpc), including the Local Group (D < 1 Mpc) and our closest neighbours, the Andromeda Galaxy and the Magellanic Clouds. Presented are the latest results from radio, infrared and optical surveys as well as detailed multi-wavelength studies of individual galaxies. Accurate distances are now available for the majority of Local Volume galaxies providing a true 3-dimensional view of their distribution and flow pattern as well as their star formation.

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B.S. Koribalski (Physics Diploma and PhD from the University of Bonn, Germany; now Senior Research Scientist at the CSIRO Australia Telescope National Facility; PI of the "Local Volume HI Survey" (LVHIS), etc.)

Table of contents (100 chapters)

Table of contents (100 chapters)
  • The Local Velocity Anomaly

    Pages 3-12

    Tully, R. Brent

  • Outlining the Local Void with the Parkes HI ZOA and Galactic Bulge Surveys

    Pages 13-16

    Kraan-Korteweg, Renée C. (et al.)

  • The Context of the Local Volume: Structures and Motions in the Nearby Universe

    Pages 17-20

    Colless, Matthew

  • Mining the Local Volume

    Pages 21-30

    Karachentsev, Igor D. (et al.)

  • Properties of Voids in the Local Volume

    Pages 31-36

    Tikhonov, Anton (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Galaxies in the Local Volume
Editors
  • Bärbel Silvia Koribalski
  • H. Jerjen
Series Title
Astrophysics and Space Science Proceedings
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media B.V.
eBook ISBN
978-1-4020-6933-8
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4020-6933-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4020-6932-1
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-7769-1
Series ISSN
1570-6591
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XX, 360
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