Highlights of Astronomy, Volume 11B: As Presented at the XXIIIrd General Assembly of the IAU, 1997

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Johannes Andersen
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 31, 1999 - Science - 571 pages
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Since 1967, the main scientific events of the General Assemblies of the International Astronomical Union have been published in the separate series, Highlights of Astronomy. The present Volume 11 presents the major scientific presentations made at the XXIIIrd General Assembly, August 18-30, 1997, in Kyoto, Japan. The two volumes (11A+B) contain the texts of the three Invited Discourses as well as the proceedings or extended summaries of the 21 Joint Discussions and two Special Sessions held during the General Assembly.
 

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Contents

THE NEW INTERNATIONAL CELESTIAL REFERENCE FRAME 277
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A Retrospective Introduction 94
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Adverse Environmental Impact on Astronomy 205
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PROBES FOR GALAXY FORMATION 99
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Distant Compact Narrow Emission Line Galaxies as Progenitors of Todays 145
611
U S Perspective for Interference to Radio Astronomy 210
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High Density Requirements 297
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White Dwarf Cooling Curves and Searches for White Dwarfs 427
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CONTENTS
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INVITED DISCOURSES 1
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Effects on a Human 353
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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE ISO LONGWAVELENTH SPECTROMETER
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Implications for Galaxy Evolution and 147
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Alan F M Moor wood
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Evidence for Stellar Evolution in Mira Variables 356
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The Process of Frequency Management International Treaties and the 215
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Space Based 304
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Sharing the Radio Spectrum 212
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Primordial Gas and 115
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Keeping the Radio Windows Open 212
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LongTerm Period and Amplitude Variations in 0 Cephei Stars 347
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On the Profiles and the Polarization of Raman Scattered Emission Lines in the 389
1031
The Galileo Mission to the Jupiter System
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Page 1103 - Based on observations with ISO, an ESA project with instruments funded by ESA Member States (especially the PI countries: France, Germany, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom) and with the participation of ISAS and NASA.

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