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Division VII (Galactic System) of the
International Astronomical Union

provides a forum for astronomers studying our home galaxy, the Milky Way, which offers a unique laboratory for exploring the detailed structure of the stellar and gaseous components of galaxies and the processes by which they form and evolve. Some important links related to Division VII and its commissions are here . Please notice also the list of forthcoming meetings supported by Division VII and/or its Commissions 33 and 37.

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President and Members of Organising Committee

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President and Members of Organising Committee of Div. VII:

Despina Hatzidimitriou   (President 2009-2012)
Post:  Department of Astrophysics, Astronomy and Mechanics,  Faculty of Physics,  University of Athens,  Panepistimiopolis, GR-15783  Greece
Tel:   +30 210 7276 721
Fax:   +30 210 7276 753
Email: deshatzi@phys.uoa.gr

Rosemary F. Wyse
 wyse@pha.jhu.edu (Vice-President)
Ortwin Gerhard  gerhard@mpe.mpg.de(Ex-President)
Giovanni Carraro  gcarraro@eso.org
Bruce G. Elmegreen  bge@us.ibm.com
Birgitta Nordstrom    birgitta@astro.ku.dk,birgitta@nbi.dk

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