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THE INNER PROPERTIES OF LATE-TYPE GALAXIES

C. Marcella Carollo

Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, CH-8093 Zurich, Switzerland


Abstract. I review some recent results on the inner properties of disk galaxies, and highlight some issues that require either observational or theoretical clarification and that are important for constructing a consistent picture of the formation of the local disk galaxy population.


Table of Contents

DISK GALAXIES: RECIPE STILL MISSING

FIRST FACT: COMPLEXITY IS THE RULE

NEWS ON BULGES

NEWS ON DISKS

A ZOOM ON THE CENTERS: POINT SOURCES AND DISTINCT NUCLEI

FUTURE CHALLENGES
Disks
Bulges
The Nature and Role of Nuclei and Central Black Holes

CONCLUDING REMARKS

REFERENCES

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