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By Hugo Woerden,Bart Wakker,Ulrich Schwarz,Klaas Boer,Hugo van Woerden,Klaas de Boer

This publication comprises 17 chapters reviewing our wisdom of the high-velocity clouds (HVCs) as of 2004, bringing this jointly in a single position for the 1st time. all of the many various facets of HVC study is addressed by way of one of many specialists in that subfield. those comprise a old assessment of HVC examine and analyses of the constitution and kinematics of HVCs. Separate chapters deal with the intermediate-velocity clouds, the Magellanic movement, and impartial hydrogen HVCs came upon in exterior galaxies. studies are awarded of the Ha emission and of optical and UV absorption-line experiences, by means of discussions of the new Galactic Halo and of the interactions among HVCs and their atmosphere. 4 chapters summarize the tips concerning the starting place of the high-velocity fuel, with unique discussions of connections among HVCs and the Galactic Fountain, tidally-stripped fabric, and remnants of the Milky Way's formation. A bankruptcy outlining what we don't understand completes the publication. The publication comes at a time whilst wisdom and figuring out of the HVCs are making fast growth, because of technological, observational, and theoretical developments.

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