GALACTIC ASTRONOMY introduces 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, and the measurement of astronomical distances. 100 photos.... LApGB(MGB)J \MQJ ^ Inserting into this equation reasonable values of the parameters / ~ 0.1, a ~ 2.4, MGB ~ 0.85 MQ and EGB ~ 2.9 x 1010 LQ yr, ... Since Beatrice Tinsleya#39;s pioneering work in the 1970s, several groups have worked hard on numerical models of population ... magnitudes, colors and spectral indices by adding together the contributions of all the model stars in a theoretical CM diagram.
|Author||:||James Binney, Michael Merrifield|
|Publisher||:||Princeton University Press - 1998|