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Complexity in small-scale dwarf spheroidal galaxies : Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture. / Koch, Andreas.

Reviews in Modern Astronomy: Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures. ed. / Siegfried Röser. Vol. 21 Wiley, 2009. p. 39-69.

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Koch, A 2009, Complexity in small-scale dwarf spheroidal galaxies: Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture. in S Röser (ed.), Reviews in Modern Astronomy: Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures. vol. 21, Wiley, pp. 39-69. https://doi.org/10.1002/9783527629190.ch2

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Koch, A. (2009). Complexity in small-scale dwarf spheroidal galaxies: Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture. In S. Röser (Ed.), Reviews in Modern Astronomy: Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures (Vol. 21, pp. 39-69). Wiley. https://doi.org/10.1002/9783527629190.ch2

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Koch A. Complexity in small-scale dwarf spheroidal galaxies: Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture. In Röser S, editor, Reviews in Modern Astronomy: Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures. Vol. 21. Wiley. 2009. p. 39-69 https://doi.org/10.1002/9783527629190.ch2

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Koch, Andreas. / Complexity in small-scale dwarf spheroidal galaxies : Ludwig Biermann Award Lecture. Reviews in Modern Astronomy: Formation and Evolution of Cosmic Structures. editor / Siegfried Röser. Vol. 21 Wiley, 2009. pp. 39-69

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