The Milky Way Galaxy offers a unique opportunity to study the structure and contents of a major stellar system in three dimensions, at high spatial and spectral resolution, and to very large galactocentric distances. This potential can be realised only by statistical surveys of large areas of the sky, and by detailed study of specific regions with exceptional properties, such as the Galactic centre, and of specific classes of object, such as the globular clusters. The acquisition of such data from a variety of ground-based ...

The Galaxy 2011, Springer

ISBN-13: 9789401082419

Softcover Reprint of the Origi edition

Trade paperback

The Galaxy 1987, Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands

ISBN-13: 9789027725455

1987 edition