How Do Galaxies Form?

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Most galaxies, whether they are Spiral or Elliptical, are formed from something major happening. Spiral galaxies are formed due to the collapse of a protogalactic cloud. Elliptical ones are formed from merging disk galaxies. You can find more information here: http://curious.astro.cornell.edu/question.php?number=157
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Galaxies are structured formed, it can be thick or thin. Galaxies are formed by billions of stars and they are full of gas and more then 100,000 of light years old. You can find more information here: http://www.space.com/scienceastronomy/early_galaxies_031231.html
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