Please read our student and staff community guidance on COVID-19
Skip to main content Skip to navigation

PX269 Galaxies 2006

This page provides access to materials for PX269 Galaxies. You can download the powerpoint slides shown in lectures. Example problems are also available.

1 Introduction: Historical overview, classification of galaxies
ppt
web
2 The Milky Way: content, structure and kinematics
ppt web
3 Normal galaxies: rotation curves of spirals, distances, ellipticals
ppt web
4 Galactic nuclei: active galaxies (Seyferts, radio galaxies, quasars), unified model, supermassive black holes
ppt web
5 Spatial distribution of galaxies: groups, clusters, structure formation, dark matter
ppt web

Large-scale galaxy distribution movie by the Virgo Consortium (shown in final lecture).