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The radial velocities of globular clusters

ten Bruggencate, P. (1930) The radial velocities of globular clusters. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 16 (2). pp. 111-118. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:BRUpnas30

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Abstract

The following discussion of the radial velocities of globular clusters originated in conversations which I had with Dr. Zwicky of the California Institute of Technology during my stay at the Mount Wilson Observatory. Since it depends essentially on the validity of Stromberg's solution for the motion of the sun relative to the system of the globular clusters,(1) it will be useful to consider this solution, the more so because v. d. Pahlen and Freundlich(2) have objected to it and have concluded that the motion of the sun is probably in a direction almost at right angles to that found by Stromberg.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1930 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated December 27, 1929. I wish to express my best thanks to Dr. Hubble and Dr. Stromberg, and especially to Professor Seares and Dr. Zwicky, for many suggestions and much valuable information relating to the subject. Also my best thanks are due to Dr. Adams for permission to publish my results in this way.
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:03 Nov 2006
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