Highlights of Astronomy

As Presented at the XXIIIrd General Assembly of the IAU, 1997

  • Editors
  • J. Andersen

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvi
  2. The Combination of Theory, Observations and Simulation for the Dynamics of Stars and Starclusters in the Galaxy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 589-589
    2. D. C. Heggie, Mirek Giersz, Rainer Spurzem, Koji Takahashi
      Pages 591-596
    3. J. Makino
      Pages 597-599
    4. P. Guhathakurta, G. Piotto, E. Vesperini
      Pages 603-608
    5. G. Meylan, G. A. Drukier
      Pages 609-615
    6. S. L. W. Mcmillan, C. Pryor, E. S. Phinney
      Pages 616-621
    7. Simon F. Portegies Zwart, Christopher A. Tout, Hyung Mok Lee
      Pages 622-627
    8. Ortwin Gerhard, James Binney, Hongsheng Zhao
      Pages 628-634
    9. E. Athanassoula, A. Bosma, J.-C. Lambert, J. Makino
      Pages 635-637
    10. J. A. Sellwood, C. Pryor
      Pages 638-642
  3. Spectroscopy with Large Telescopes of Chemically Peculiar Stars

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 643-643
    2. Robert L. Kurucz
      Pages 646-649
    3. D. S. Leckrone, S. G. Johansson, G. M. Wahlgren, T. Brage, C. R. Proffitt
      Pages 650-652
    4. M. Gerbaldi, R. Faraggiana, R. Burnage, F. Delmas, A. Gomez, S. Grenier
      Pages 653-656
    5. P. North
      Pages 657-660
    6. M. J. Seaton
      Pages 664-666
    7. W. W. Weiss, E. Paunzen
      Pages 682-685
    8. Kazimierz Stępień
      Pages 689-691
  4. History of Oriental Astronomy

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 693-693
    2. Jiang Xiao-Yuan
      Pages 703-704
    3. Nha Il-Seong
      Pages 708-709
    4. F. Richard Stephenson
      Pages 710-711
    5. K. Y. Chen
      Pages 716-718
    6. Kevin D. Pang, Kevin K. Yau, Hung-Hsiang Chou
      Pages 724-728
    7. S. M. Razaullah Ansari
      Pages 730-731
    8. Syuzo Isobe
      Pages 734-735
  5. High Energy Transients

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 747-747

About this book


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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Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information International Astronomical Union 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-5556-4
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-4778-1
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