The spiral structure of our galaxy

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Abstract

The study of the structure of our Galaxy requires to determine the distance of young objects (especially O and B stars). We review the method used and the main results of our study of the large scale structure of our Galaxy before presenting the potential improvements of the Gaia data.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-192
Number of pages2
JournalEuropean Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP
Issue number576
StatePublished - Aug 22 2005
EventSymposium - The Three-Dimensional Universe with Gaia - Paris, France
Duration: Oct 4 2004Oct 7 2004

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Keywords

  • Galaxy: structure
  • Young stars

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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The spiral structure of our galaxy. / Russell, Dave.

In: European Space Agency, (Special Publication) ESA SP, No. 576, 22.08.2005, p. 191-192.

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