Globular Cluster Systems

Globular Cluster Systems

by Keith M. Ashman, Stephen E. Zepf


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521087834
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 12/11/2008
Series: Cambridge Astrophysics Series , #30
Pages: 184
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.39(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Properties of globular clusters; 3. The galactic globular cluster system; 4. Globular cluster systems in nearby galaxies; 5. Properties of extragalactic globular cluster systems; 6. Globular clusters and galaxy formation; 7. The formation of globular clusters; 8. Future prospects; Bibliography; Index.

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