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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789027708960
  • Publisher: Springer Netherlands
  • Publication date: 5/31/1978
  • Series: International Astronomical Union Symposia Series , #79
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1978
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 464
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.99 (d)

Table of Contents

I. Galaxies in Small Groups.- The Photography of Groups of Galaxies.- Velocity Dispersion in Small Systems of Galaxies.- Optical Studies of Small Groups of Galaxies.- Nearby Small Groups of Galaxies.- Observations of high velocity HI clouds in the Local Group.- Hypergalaxies.- N-Body Simulations and the Value of—.- The Galactic Neighbourhood.- Three dimensional analysis of groups of galaxies.- D. J. Hegyi: Detection of an optical halo surrounding the spiral galaxy NGC 4565.- J. Einasto: The scatter in mass-to-luminosity ratios.- L. M. Ozernoy and M. Reinhardt: Stabilization of systems of galaxies by subclustering.- C. Casini and J. Heidmann: Morphological investigation of pairs containing Markarian galaxies.- K.-H. Schmidt: Cluster membership of Seyfert galaxies.- A. Tomov: The results of observations of double galaxies in the UBV system.- I. Pronik and L. Metik: On the origin and evolution of pairs of galaxies that have different physical and kinematic characteristics.- E. Khachikian: Markarian galaxies with double and multiple nuclei.- W. Högner and N. Richter: Equidensitometric determination of angular diameters and mean surface magnitudes of compact galaxies.- Interacting Systems.- B. Vorontsov-Velyaminov: On the tidal origin of M51-type systems.- V. Dostal and V. Metlov: The frequency of ring galaxies and the probability of their formation by collisions.- Encounters of spherical galaxies: N-body simulations and comparison with theoretical predictions.- On the Magellanic Stream, the Mass of the Galaxy and the Age of the Universe.- W. E. Kunkel: The stellar component of the Magellanic Stream.- A. G. D. Philip and A. G. Davis: Fine structure in the Magellanic Stream.- II. Clusters of Galaxies.- Photoelectric surface photometry of the Coma Cluster.- Radio Properties of Abell Clusters.- Radio Observations of Clusters of Galaxies: The Tail Sources.- Extended radio emission in clusters of galaxies: recent Westerbork observations.- Clusters with extended radio emission at high frequencies.- Radio haloes around galaxies and in clusters.- X-Ray Observations of Clusters of Galaxies.- Gas in Galaxy Clusters.- Computer Simulations of Galaxy Clustering.- G. Paál: An analogy between simulated and actual clusters of different kinds.- F. W. Baier: Structures and number-density distributions in clusters of galaxies.- J. Burczyk and A. Zieba: Mathematical approach to the problem of clustering.- A. Michalec and J. Machalski: Radio emission of Abell clusters in the GB and GB2 regions.- III. Large Scale Systems.- The Local Supercluster.- R. B. Tully and J. R. Fisher: A tour of the Local Supercluster.- Large Scale Clustering in the Universe.- L. Grishchuk: The isotropy of the universe on scales exceeding the horizon.- Results on the Large Scale Distribution of Extragalactic Objects Obtained by the Method of Statistical Reduction.- Has the Universe the Cell Structure?.- The Physical Properties of Large Scale Systems from Optical Observations.- The structure of the Hercules supercluster.- Observations of the large scale distribution of galaxies.- The field luminosity function and nearby groups of galaxies.- M. A. Arakelian: Markarian galaxies in the vicinity of the Coma cluster.- P. Flin and M. Urbanik: Remarks on the angular distribution of Markarian galaxies.- M. Kalinkov, V. Dermendjiev, B. Staikov, I. Kaneva, B. Tomov and K. Stavrev: Superclustering of galaxies.- B. I. Fessenko: On the methods of discovering groups and clusters of galaxies.- S. Phillipps: The auorrelation analysis of deep galaxy samples.- Discussion of Methods on Determining the Mean Matter Density of the Universe.- IV. Observational Evidence for Cosmological Evolution.- Quasars and Cosmological Evolution.- The Surface Density of Quasars.- H. Lorenz: A survey programme for QSO and related objects.- The Large Scale Distribution of Radio Sources.- Search for Primordial Perturbations of the Universe: Observations with Ratan-600 Radio Telescope.- The Quest for Fine-Scale Anisotropy in the Relict Radiation.- Cosmological Information from X-Ray Observations.- Counts of faint galaxies.- The Evolution of Galaxies: Evidence from Optical Observations.- On the Dynamical Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies.- The Epoch of Galaxy Formation.- QSO absorption lines and intergalactic hydrogen clouds.- Fluctuations of the Microwave Background Radiation.- A. A. Kurskov and L. M. Ozernoy: Constraints on the mean density of the Universe which follow from the theories of adiabatic and whirl perturbations.- P. Boynton: Recent advances in microwave cosmology.- V. The Formation of Structure in the Universe.- The Theory of the Large Scale Structure of the Universe.- The internal structure of prolusters and the formation of galaxies.- The Whirl Theory of the Origin of Structure in the Universe.- Origin of protogalactic eddies.- Evidence for the gravitational instability picture in a dense Universe.- Primeval clusters of galaxies and the X-ray background.- Observational limits on neutral hydrogen in primordial prolusters.- J. Jaaniste and E. Saar: Orientation of spiral galaxies as a test of theories of galaxy formation.- A. M. Fridman: Non-linear effects in flat gravitating systems.- Personal View—The Large Scale Structure of the Universe.- Author Index.

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