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182 Horizontal department stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 182 Planetary nebulae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186 bankruptcy 12: ultimate finish STATES OF STARS . . . . . . . . 189 White Dwarf Stars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189 Novae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 191 kind I Supernovae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 192 kind II Supernovae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193 Neutron Stars (Pulsars) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 198 Black Holes and Binary X Ray resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 hundred bankruptcy thirteen: THE MILKY approach GALAXY . . . . . . . . . . . 203 Interstellar subject . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 203 gasoline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 airborne dirt and dust . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 204 ASTRONOMY vii CONTENTS Interstellar Nebulae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Emission nebulae (HII areas) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205 Absorption nebulae (dark nebulae) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 mirrored image nebulae . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 206 Reddening and extinction of starlight . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Interstellar absorption traces . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 207 Interstellar molecules and enormous molecular clouds . . . . . . 208 21-cm radio radiation from impartial hydrogen . . . . . . . . . 208 famous person Clusters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209 Open clusters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 institutions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210 Globular clusters . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 constitution of the Galaxy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 211 Disk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 Halo and bulge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214 Nucleus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 external to the halo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 216 Rotation curve of the Galaxy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217 Mass distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 220 Spiral arm phenomenon . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221 starting place and Evolution of the Galaxy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 Stellar populations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 225 bankruptcy 14: GALAXIES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 forms of Galaxies and Their Classifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 Elliptical (E) galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 229 Spiral (SA and SB) galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 231 abnormal (Ir) galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 234 S0 galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 235 Hubble “tuning fork” diagram for type . . . . . . . 235 unusual Galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 Interacting galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238 Mergers and cannibalism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 239 lively Galactic Nuclei (AGN) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 240 viii CLIFFSQUICKREVIEW CONTENTS Clusters of Galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 243 The neighborhood crew . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244 mammoth clusters of galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244 decision of mass in galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 244 darkish subject . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 246 The foundation and Evolution of Galaxies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 247 bankruptcy 15: THE UNIVERSE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 249 Observational Cosmology . . . . . . .

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