Kapetyn selected areas

Kapetyn selected areas

[′kap·əd·ən si¦lek·təd ′er·ē·əz]
(astronomy)
Certain areas in the Milky Way Galaxy that the astronomer J.C. Kapetyn suggested be studied intensively in order to determine the structure of the galaxy. Also known as selected areas.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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