Annu. Rev. Astron. Astrophys. 1994. 32: 115-52
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PHYSICAL PARAMETERS ALONG THE HUBBLE SEQUENCE

Morton S. Roberts

National Radio Astronomy Observatory 1, Charlottesville, VA 22903

Martha P. Haynes

Center for Radiophysics and Space Research and National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center 2, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 and National Radio Astronomy Observatory, Green Bank, WV 24944


KEY WORDS: galaxies, physical properties, morphological type, mass, star formation


Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

OVERVIEW
Construction of Samples for Analysis
The Limitations of Galaxy Catalogs
Summary of Results

DISCUSSION OF GALAXY PROPERTIES
Optical Colors
Optical Linear Size
Optical Luminosity
Optical Surface Brightness
Far Infrared Emission
Radio Continuum Emission
X-ray Emission
Neutral Hydrogen Content
Carbon Monoxide Content
H II Regions
Chemical Abundances
Total Masses and Related Quantities

VARIATIONS IN GALAXY PROPRERTIES
Global Properties
The Effect of Environment
The S0 Problem
Classical versus Dwarf

SUMMARY

REFERENCES



1 The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is operated by Associated Universities, Inc., under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.
2 The National Astronomy and Ionosphere Center is operated by Cornell University under a cooperative agreement with the National Science Foundation.

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