An eclectic view of our Milky Way galaxy1

@article{Turner2013AnEV,
  title={An eclectic view of our Milky Way galaxy1},
  author={David Gerald Turner},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Physics},
  year={2013},
  volume={92},
  pages={959-963}
}
  • D. Turner
  • Published 30 September 2013
  • Physics
  • Canadian Journal of Physics
The nature of our Milky Way galaxy is re-examined from an eclectic point of view. Evidence for a central bar, for example, is not reflected in the distribution of RR Lyrae variables in the central bulge (Majaess. Acta Astron. 60, 55 (2010); Dekany et al. arXiv:1309.5933. 2013), and it is not clear if either a 2-armed or 4-armed spiral pattern is appropriate for the spiral arms. Radial velocity mapping of the Galaxy using radio H I, H II, or CO observations is compromised by the assumptions… 

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