The Magellanic Clouds as Late-Type Barred Spirals

  • K. C. Freeman
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Between 1954 and 1972, Gérard de Vaucouleurs wrote a series of papers on the Magellanic Clouds which changed the perception of these systems. I will try to describe some of the steps in this process, and then mention some more recent results.


Globular Cluster Rotation Curve Stellar Population Spiral Structure Disk Galaxy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. C. Freeman
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  1. 1.Mount Stromlo and Siding Spring ObservatoriesThe Australian National UniversityCanberraAustralia

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