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Beginning with this quantity, the Lecture Notes of the popular complicated classes of the Swiss Society for Astrophysics and Astronomy can be released every year. In every one path, 3 huge lectures given by means of major specialists of their respective fields disguise diversified and crucial features of the topic. the twentieth direction, held at Les Diablerets in April 1990, handled present study on lively galactic nuclei; it represents the main updated perspectives at the topic, provided with specific regard for readability. the former classes thought of a wide selection of matters, starting with "Theory of Stellar Athmospheres" in 1971 and finishing with "The Milky means as a Galaxy" in 1989. The Lecture Notes of those Saas-Fee classes seemed as guides of the Geneva Observatory, from which they could nonetheless be ordered (chemin des Maillettes fifty one, CH-1290 Sauverny, Switzerland).
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