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Barred Galaxies

  • Françoise Combes
  • Patrick Boissé
  • Alain Mazure
  • Alain Blanchard
Part of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Library book series (AAL)

Abstract

The majority of spiral galaxies are barred. How is the bar represented in the dynamics and evolution of these galaxies? The bar and the spiral are without doubt intimately linked, the bar possibly being the origin of the spiral wave (or vice versa). Why, then, are not all spiral galaxies barred?

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Françoise Combes
    • 1
  • Patrick Boissé
    • 2
  • Alain Mazure
    • 3
  • Alain Blanchard
    • 4
  1. 1.Observatoire de ParisDEMIRMParisFrance
  2. 2.Ecole Normale SupérieureParis Cedex 5France
  3. 3.GRAAL, Université de Montpellier IIMontpellier Cedex 5France
  4. 4.Observatoire de StrasbourgStrasbourgFrance

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