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Title:
Division J Commission 28: Galaxies
Authors:
Gallagher, John S.; Davies, Roger L.; Courteau, Stéphane; Dekel, Avishai; Franx, Marijn; Jog, Chanda J.; Jogee, Sardha; Nakai, Naomasa; Rubio, Monica; Tacconi, Linda; Terlevich, Elena
Publication:
Transactions of the IAU, Volume 29A, pp. 525-530
Publication Date:
04/2016
Origin:
CUP
Abstract Copyright:
(c) 2016: Copyright © International Astronomical Union 2016
DOI:
10.1017/S1743921316000983
Bibliographic Code:
2016IAUTA..29..525G

Abstract

IAU Commission 28 (IAU C28: Galaxies) was founded in the late 1930s at which time it had only a small membership (see the historical notes by Sadler et al. 2007). When C28 ended its existence in 2015 there were well over 1000 members on its books. The membership had grown to the point where the effort to keep track of active participants had become a major task. During the C28s tenure 27 IAU Symposia have been devoted to galaxies, the third highest number (Mickaelian 2014)
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