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PX269 Galaxies

This page provides access to materials for PX269 Galaxies. You can download the powerpoint slides shown in lectures.

1 Introduction: Historical overview, classification of galaxies
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2 Spiral galaxies and the Milky Way: content, structure and kinematics
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3 Distances to galaxies
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4 Elliptical galaxies
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5 Galactic nuclei: active galaxies (Seyferts, radio galaxies, quasars), unified model, supermassive black holes
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6 Spatial distribution of galaxies: groups, clusters, structure formation, dark matter
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