The New Cosmos pp 280-298 | Cite as


  • Albrecht Unsöld
Part of the Heidelberg Science Library book series (HSL)


The advance into cosmic space beyond the confines of the Milky Way into the realm of distant galaxies — or extragalactic nebulae, as they used to be called — and the beginnings from that of a cosmology founded upon observation must for all time belong to the greatest achievements of our century.


Colour Index Globular Cluster Galactic Centre Galactic Plane Stellar Population 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Albrecht Unsöld
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  1. 1.Institute for Theoretical Physics and University ObservatoryKielGermany

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