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Contents
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Overview
1.1 What is the Digital Universe?
1.2 Getting Help
1.3 Digital Universe License
1.4 Acknowledgments
Getting Started
2.1 Installing the Digital Universe
2.2 Launching the Milky Way Atlas
2.3 Learning to Fly Partiview
2.4 Partiview’s User Interface
2.5 Digital Universe Files
The Milky Way Atlas
3.1 Milky Way Atlas Overview
3.2 Milky Way Atlas Tutorial
3.2.1 The View from Earth
3.2.2 The Solar Neighborhood
3.2.3 The Stellar Catalog
3.2.4 Building the Galaxy
3.2.5 The Galactic Outskirts
3.3 Milky Way Data Groups
3.3.1 3-D Catalogs
3.3.2 All-Sky Surveys
3.3.3 Models, Simulations, and Images
3.3.4 Coordinate Grids
3.4 Optimizing the Milky Way Atlas
The Extragalactic Atlas
4.1 Extragalactic Atlas Overview
4.1.1 Galaxies
4.1.5 The Distance Scale
4.2 Extragalactic Atlas Tutorial
4.2.1 The Galactic Neighborhood
4.2.2 The Local Universe
4.2.3 Local Large-Scale Structure
4.2.5 The 2MASS Galaxies
4.2.6 Galaxy Clusters and Superclusters
4.2.7 Galaxy Surveys
4.2.8 Quasar Surveys
4.2.9 Edge of the Observable Universe
4.3 Extragalactic Data Groups
4.3.1 3-D Catalogs
4.3.2 All-Sky Surveys
4.3.3 Models, Simulations, and Images
4.3.4 Coordinate Grids
4.4 Optimizing the Extragalactic Atlas
Light-Travel Time and Distance
Parallax and Distance
Redshift and Distance
Electromagnetic Spectrum
Constants and Units
Index
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Digital Universe Guide

Digital Universe Guide

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Published by: riaz-husain on Feb 12, 2011
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