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Structure of Galaxies

  • P. C. Van Der Kruit
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 187)

Abstract

In this contribution I will review the state of the field of structure of galaxies in general terms. I will concentrate on open questions rather than recent achievements. The discussion will not be aimed at experts in the field, but at a rather broader audience.

Keywords

Dark Matter Globular Cluster Rotation Curve Surface Brightness Stellar Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. C. Van Der Kruit
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  1. 1.Kapteyn Astronomical InstituteGroningenthe Netherlands

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