Some reminiscences of frank kerr and the work on the milky way and the magellanic clouds

  • G. de Vaucouleurs
VI. The Magellanic Clouds and the Outer Regions of Other Galaxies
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 306)


Frank Kerr and I first met in 1952, when he was on the staff of the CSIRO Radiophysics Division, then housed on the grounds of the University of Sydney, and I was working at Mount Stromlo Observatory as the first Research Fellow of the newly created Astronomy Department of the Australian National University in Canberra.


Radio Telescope Galactic Center Galactic Plane Radio Astronomy Spiral Structure 
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  • G. de Vaucouleurs
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  1. 1.University of TexasTexas

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