Introduction 1; A brief history of galactic astronomy 2. Photometric models of the Milky Way 5; The nature of the spiral nebulae 10; Kinematic models of. Binney & Merrifield, Galactic Astronomy. Table Selection of on-line astronomical research resources. Resource. Description. Uni ed Resource Locator (URL). Title. Galactic astronomy / James Binney and Michael Merrifield. Author. Binney , James, , (author.) Other Authors. Merrifield, Michael, Published.
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Binney and Merrifield introduce all astronomical concepts necessary to understand the properties of galaxies, including coordinate systems, magnitudes and colors, the phenomenology of stars, the theory of stellar and chemical evolution, bibney the measurement of astronomical distances. The two sources are complementary, since the former tends to be highly detailed but difficult to interpret, while the latter is typically poorer in quality but conceptually simpler to understand.
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Throughout, the book emphasizes the observational basis for current understanding of galactic astronomy, with references to the original literature. University of Western Australia. Great read, not too complicated for a physics student and very informative.
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