THE DE VAUCOULEURS ATLAS OF GALAXIES

Ronald J. Buta (University of Alabama)

Harold G. Corwin, Jr. (California Institute of Technology)

Stephen C. Odewahn (Arizona State University)

Schematic of de Vaucouleurs 3-D classification volume (Handbuch der Physik, 53, 275, 1959)

 

De Vaucouleurs' famous sketch of a cross section at stage Sb showing galaxies of different families and varieties