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By Stephen James O'Meara

If there have been a canon for viewing the evening sky, Charles Messier will be its writer. The galaxies, superstar clusters, and nebulae cataloged through the recognized comet hunter within the overdue 1700s are nonetheless the main broadly saw celestial wonders within the heavens. they're the favourite ambitions of beginner astronomers, with such wealthy type and aspect that they by no means stop to fascinate. This booklet offers new and skilled observers with a clean point of view at the Messier gadgets. Stephen James O'Meara has ready a visible banquet for the observer. utilizing the best optical telescopes on hand for newbie paintings, he describes and sketches the view from the telescope as by no means ahead of. There are new drawings, more desirable finder charts, and new astronomical facts on each one item, together with findings from the Hubble area Telescope. extend your universe and try out your viewing acumen with this actually smooth Messier consultant. it's a needs to for budding evening watchers. Stephen James O'Meara is a contributing editor to Sky and Telescope.

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The boundaries of the atoms are glued together by means one-parameter families of Liouville tori that do not contain singular leaves. The scheme for this gluing can be described in terms of a directed graph. , to a certain bifurcation of Liouville tori, and each its edge corresponds to a one-parameter family of tori. Such a graph is called a molecule of the given isoenergy surface. The molecule does not depend on the choice of an integral f. A molecule describes the structure of the Liouville foliation up to the socalled rough Liouville equivalence.

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21) in involution, i. , {h,h} = O. If the functions h, ... : h(p, q, t) = i = 1, ... 21) are integrated by quadratures. ei, 3. Integrability 27 The theorem formulated in [28] generalizes the above cited theorem. Theorem 11 Let lR2n be the phase space of a Hamiltonian system with the standard symplectic structure and the Hamiltonian H(p, q, t). Let the system have n integrals of motion h, 12, .. · ,fn such that {/i, fj} = I: cfjfk , k Cij = const . k If the functions h, 12, ... , In are independent on the set M~ = {(p, q, t) E lR2n X lR: h(P, q, t) = ei, i = 1, ...

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