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Author König, Michael, 1966- author.

Uniform Title Bildatlas der Galaxien. English
Title The Cambridge photographic atlas of galaxies / Michael König, Stefan Binnewies ; translated by Phillip Helbig.

Publication Info. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2017.


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Description vii, 344 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Note "Originally published in German as Binnewies/König, Bildatlas der Galaxien, 2016"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 332-341) and index.
Contents Spiral galaxies -- Barred spiral galaxies -- Elliptical galaxies -- Irregular galaxies and interacting systems -- Dwarf galaxies -- Ring galaxies -- Galaxy groups and galaxy clusters -- Active galaxies, quasars, and gravitational lenses.
Summary "Galaxies - the Milky Way's siblings - offer a surprising variety of forms and colours. Displaying symmetrical spiral arms, glowing red nebulae or diffuse halos, even the image of a galaxy can reveal much about its construction. All galaxies consist of gas, dust and stars, but the effects of gravity, dark matter and the interaction of star formation and stellar explosions all influence their appearances. This volume showcases more than 250 of the most beautiful galaxies within an amateur's reach and uses them to explain current astrophysical research. It features fantastic photographs, unique insights into our knowledge, tips on astrophotography and essential facts and figures based on the latest science."--Back cover.
Subject Galaxies -- Atlases.
Astronomy -- Charts, diagrams, etc.
Stars -- Clusters -- Atlases.
Astronomy. (OCoLC)fst00819673
Galaxies. (OCoLC)fst00937121
Stars -- Clusters. (OCoLC)fst01131662
Genre/Form Atlases.
Scientific atlases. (OCoLC)fst01941304
Charts, diagrams, etc. (OCoLC)fst01423732
Added Author Binnewies, Stefan, author.
Helbig, Phillip, translator.
Added Title Photographic atlas of galaxies
Atlas of galaxies
ISBN 9781107189485 (hardback alkaline paper)
1107189489 (hardback alkaline paper)
Standard No. 99977255443

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