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Galaxies / Harlow Shapley.

; Hodge, Paul W
[3rd ed.] Rev. by Paul W. Hodge.. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1972.
ISBN 0674340515, 9780674340510

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Other Authors Hodge, Paul W.
Subjects Galaxies.
Series Harvard books on astronomy.
Description x, 232 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Copyright Date 1972.
Notes Includes index.
Summary This book succeeds in making the immense and remote universe of galaxies much more accessible to our imagination. It also conveys the excitement and wonder of this rapidly changing area of scientific inquiry. Enriched by numerous illustrations and written in an engaging style, Galaxies offers a nontechnical yet intelligent approach to the concepts and results of modern galactic research.
Contents Galactic explorations -- The star clouds of Magellan -- The astronomical toolhouse -- The Milky Way as a galaxy -- The neighboring galaxies -- Inside galaxies -- Violent events -- Surveys of deep space -- The expanding universe.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)324347
(OCoLC)ocm00324347
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WorldCat Identities Shapley, Harlow, 1885-1972.
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