© 1978

The Large Scale Structure of the Universe

  • M. S. Longair
  • J. Einasto

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Galaxies in Small Groups

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. A. Vorontsov-Velyaminov
      Pages 3-10
    3. I. D. Karachentsev
      Pages 11-20
    4. Edwin L. Turner
      Pages 21-29
    5. R. Brent Tully, J. Richard Fisher
      Pages 31-47
    6. Jaan Einasto
      Pages 51-61
    7. J. Richard Gott III
      Pages 63-70
    8. G. A. Tammann, R. Kraan
      Pages 71-91
    9. Jürgen Materne, Dennis J. Hegyi, Jaan Einasto, L. M. Ozernoy, M. Reinhardt, C. Casini et al.
      Pages 93-107
    10. Alar Toomre, B. Vorontsov-Velyaminov, V. Dostal, V. Metlov
      Pages 109-120
    11. D. Lynden-Bell, William E. Kunkel, A. G. D. Philip, A. G. Davis
      Pages 123-132
  3. Clusters of Galaxies

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Jorge Melnick, Simon White, John Hoessel
      Pages 135-136
    3. C. Lari, G. C. Perola
      Pages 137-147

About this book


The significance of the present IAU symposium, "The Large Scale Structure of the Universe", fortunately requires no elaboration by the editors. The quality of the wide range of observational and theoretical astrophysics contained in this volume speaks for itself. The published version of the proceedings contains all the contributions presented at the symposium with the exception of the introductory lecture by V. A. Ambartsumian. Contributed papers, short contributions and discussions have been included according to the recommendations of the IAU. Many people contributed to the success of the symposium. First of all, thanks are due to the USSR Academy of Sciences and to the Estonian Academy of Sciences for sponsoring this symposium in Tallinn. The efforts of Academician K. Rebane, President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences, are particularly appreciated. The astronomical hosts of the symposium were the members of the W. Struve Astrophysical Observatory of Tartu who made outstanding efforts to lavish participants with Estonian hospitality which was greatly appreciated and enjoyed by them and their guests. The members of the Scientific and Local Organising Committees are listed below and we thank all of them for their contributions which were central to the success of the symposium. In addition are listed members of the Technical Organising Committee who were responsible for all details of the organisation and whose vigilance ensured that all aspects of the symposium ran smoothly and efficiently. Their contributions are all gratefully acknowledged.


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Editors and affiliations

  • M. S. Longair
    • 1
  • J. Einasto
    • 2
  1. 1.Cavendish LaboratoryMullard Radio Astronomy ObservatoryCambridgeEngland
  2. 2.W. Struve Astrophysical Observatory of TartuTôravereEstonia, U.S.S.R.

Bibliographic information

  • Book Title The Large Scale Structure of the Universe
  • Editors Malcolm S. Longair
    J. Einasto
  • Series Title International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1978
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-90-277-0895-3
  • Softcover ISBN 978-90-277-0896-0
  • eBook ISBN 978-94-009-9843-8
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XX, 464
  • Number of Illustrations 11 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Classical and Quantum Gravitation, Relativity Theory
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