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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_galaxies

The following is a list of notable galaxies. There are about 51 galaxies in the Local Group on ... 1 Named galaxies; 2 Naked-eye galaxies; 3 Observational firsts .... First identified quasar, this is the most commonly accepted nearest quasar.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elliptical_galaxy

An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape and a smooth, nearly featureless brightness profile. Unlike flat spiral galaxies with organization and structure, they are more three-dimensional, ... Most elliptical galaxies are composed of older, low-mass stars, with a sparse interstellar medium ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Galaxy

A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and ... Most of the galaxies are 1,000 to 100,000 parsecs in diameter and separated by ..... Galaxies come in three main types: ellipticals, spirals, and irregulars. .... Starburst galaxies were more common during the early history of the ...

space-facts.com/galaxy-types

It uses the three main types, and then further breaks them down by specific characteristics ... Spiral galaxies are the most common type in the universe. Our Milky ...

www.astro.cornell.edu/academics/courses/astro201/galaxies/types.htm

Apr 18, 2000 ... There are three main types of galaxies: Elliptical, Spiral, and Irregular. Two of these three types are further divided and classified into a system ... Irr II galaxies simply seem to have large amounts of dust that block most of the ...

sciencing.com/three-main-types-galaxies-2474.html

Apr 24, 2017 ... Astronomers group galaxies by shape, and although there are many different types of galaxies, most fall into one of three categories: spiral, ...

stardate.org/astro-guide/types-galaxies

The Milky Way is a spiral, and so is the Andromeda galaxy (M31). ... The most common is a system developed by Edwin Hubble, which is based on the ... star- gobbling monsters that are as much as three billion times as massive as the Sun.

www.kidsastronomy.com/galaxys.htm

There are three kinds of Galaxies, Spiral, Elliptical, and Irregular. The only ... The most beautiful type of galaxies are Spiral Galaxies. Their long twisting arms are ...

www.seasky.org/celestial-objects/galaxies.html

Most of the objects we know of in space are contained within galaxies. ... system is located about 3/4 of the way out from the center in one of the galaxy's spiral arms. ... Im class galaxies are the most common and show just a hint of structure.