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Spiral galaxy

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A spiral galaxy is a certain kind of galaxy originally described by Edwin Hubble in his 1936 work The Realm of the Nebulae and, as such, forms part of the ...

Spiral Galaxies - SDSS

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The most common type of galaxy is called a "spiral galaxy." Not surprisingly, spiral galaxies look like spirals, with long arms winding toward a bright bulge at the ...

Spiral Galaxy | NASA

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Dec 16, 2011 ... Resembling festive lights on a holiday wreath, this NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope image of the nearby spiral galaxy M74 is an iconic ...

Hubble Spies the Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 4394 | NASA

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May 6, 2016 ... Shown in this Hubble Space Telescope image, NGC 4394 is the archetypal barred spiral galaxy, with bright spiral arms emerging from the ends ...

What is a spiral galaxy? | Cool Cosmos

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Spiral galaxies get their name from the shape of their disks. In a spiral galaxy, the stars, gas and dust are gathered in spiral arms that spread outward from the ...

Spiral Galaxy Facts - Soft Schools

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Spiral galaxies get their name by the fact that they have a spiral or whirl shape. The "arms" of the spiral are the areas where stars are formed. These arms appear  ...

Spiral galaxy | Define Spiral galaxy at Dictionary.com

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Spiral galaxy definition, a galaxy having a spiral structure. See more.

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A composite image of the Messier 81 (M81) galaxy shows what astronomers call a "grand design" spiral galaxy, where each of its arms curls all the way down ...

Super Spiral Galaxies - Sky & Telescope

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Mar 18, 2016 ... Astronomers have identified 53 “super spirals” — spiral galaxies that are huge and incredibly luminous — as part of a project exploring ...

How Does A Spiral Galaxy Get Its Arms? - Forbes

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Mar 22, 2016 ... Are the spiral arms in an elliptical just an accident of stars lining up? How different is a spiral galaxy from an elliptical one anyways?

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Spiral Galaxy Facts & Definition - Space.com

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Aug 15, 2013 ... A spiral galaxy has a distinct winding shape. Most of the galaxies observed by astronomers are spiral galaxies.

Spiral Galaxies - Windows to the Universe

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Spiral galaxies may remind you of a pinwheel. They are rotating disks of mostly hydrogen gas, dust and stars. Through a telescope or binoculars, the bright ...

Spiral Galaxies

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The figure below right shows a nice spiral galaxy, M100, which is in the Virgo cluster Another beautiful example of a spiral galaxy is M83. Presumably our own  ...