Understanding Gaia : a mission to map the galaxy / Gabriella Bernardi, Alberto Vecchiato
- Part I. G as in Gaia, galaxy, galaxies. Gaia in the sky -- The Milky Way : our galaxy and its components -- Galaxies everywhere! -- Part II. A as in astronomy and astrometry. History of astronomy at a glance -- Astrometry -- Global astrometry and the art of celestial map-making -- Part III. I as in instrumentation and information technology. Building the Gaia satellite -- On the trail of Gaia data -- Part IV. A as in astronautics and scientific anticipation. Astronautics -- The science of Gaia : a walkthrough -- Part V. Gaia's latest news. Gaia data releases -- Selected results.
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-158).
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