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The structure of the southern Milky Way

Whiteoak, John Bartlett


The skies of the Southern hemisphere contain many of the objects important in the studies of galactic structure and stellar evolution. Apart from the Magellanic Clouds, the two nearest galaxies, there is a most interesting area of the Milky Way - that near the direction of the galactic centre. The greater part of it can be observed at observatories situated in the Northern hemisphere, but the region between l11 = 290° and lII = 350° is inaccessible. There is a marked disparity between...[Show more]

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Date published: 1961-11
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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