Clusters and Superclusters of Galaxies by A.C. FabianClusters and Superclusters of Galaxies by A.C. Fabian

Clusters and Superclusters of Galaxies

byA.C. Fabian

Paperback | October 29, 2012

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Clusters and superclusters of galaxies are the largest objects in the Universe. They have been the subject of intense observational studies at a variety of wavelengths, from radio to X-ray which has provoked much theoretical debate and advanced our understanding of the recent evolution of the large-scale structure of the Universe. The current status of the subject is reviewed in this volume by active researchers who lectured at a NATO Advanced Study Institute held in Cambridge, England in July 1991.
Much of the material is presented in a pedagogical manner and will appeal to scientists, astronomers and graduate students interested in extragalactic astronomy.
Title:Clusters and Superclusters of GalaxiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:369 pagesPublished:October 29, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9401050953

ISBN - 13:9789401050951

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Table of Contents

The Structure of Galaxy Clusters; S.D.M. White. Environmental Influence on Galaxy Morphology; A.A. Oemler Jr. Imaging the Hot Intracluster Medium; C. Jones, W. Forman. ROSAT Observations of Clusters of Galaxies; H. Böhringer, R.A. Schwarz, U.G. Briel, W. Voges, H. Ebeling, G. Hartner, R.G. Cruddace. X-Ray Spectral Images of Clusters; R. Mushotzky. Radio Studies of Clusters; W. Jaffe. Far Infrared Emission from Clusters and Warming Flows; J.N. Bregman. The Intracluster Medium; C.L. Sarazin. Cooling Flows in Clusters of Galaxies; A.C. Fabian. Emission-Line Nebulae in Clusters of Galaxies; S.A. Baum. Clusters as Gravitational Lenses; G. Soucail. The Sunyaev-Zeldovitch Effect; A.N. Lasenby. Large Scale Structure Within 10000 km/s; D. Lynden-Bell. Superclusters and Large-Scale Structure; L. Guzzo, R. Scaramella, G. Vettolani, A. Iovino. Distribution and Properties of Super-clusters; N.A. Bahcall. Galaxy Clusters around Quasars; H.K.C. Yee. X-Ray Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies; J.P. Henry. Evolution of Clusters of Galaxies; N. Kaiser. Cluster Evolution; A. Cavaliere, N. Menci. Strip-Mining the Southern Sky: Scratching the Surfaces; S.A. Shectman, P.L. Schechter, A.A. Oemler, Jr., D. Tucker, R. Kirshner, Huan Lin. Object Index. Subject Index.

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`The book can certainly be recommended strongly to new postgraduate students, but many who are more familiar with the subject will also find it useful.'
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