The Radio Galaxy Messier 87: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at Ringberg Castle, Tegernsee, Germany, 15-19 September 1997 (Lecture Notes in Physics)

This book gives both a comprehensive and detailed account of the current theoretical and observational investigations of the radio galaxy M87 in the Virgo cluster. A number of introductory chapters provide a general overview, which makes the book accessible also to non-specialists in the field.
The remaining chapters are devoted to a detailed treatment of special topics covering all relevant aspects of the galactic structure and jet.