Table of contents for Extragalactic astronomy and cosmology : an introduction / Peter Schneider.

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Introduction and Overview.-The Milky Way as a Galaxy.-The World of Galaxies.-Cosmology I: Homogeneous Isotropic World Models.-Active Galactic Nuclei.-Clusters and Groups of Galaxies.-Cosmology II: Inhomogeneities in the Universe.-Cosmology III: The Cosmological Parameters.-The Universe at high redshift.-Outlook.-A: The Electromagnetic Radiation Field.-Properties of Stars.-C: Units and Constants.-D: Recommended Literature.-E: Acronymes used.

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Galaxies -- Evolution.
Expanding universe.