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A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and .... Tens of thousands of galaxies have been catalogued, but only a few have ..... Like the stars, ...

Galaxies - Astronomy Notes

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May 1, 2013 ... Models for galaxy formation have been of two basic types: ... The "top-down" model on the origin of the galaxies says that they formed from huge gas clouds larger than the resulting galaxy. ... There should still be galaxies forming today. .... much closer together, so collisions should have been more common ...

Chapter 21 - Astronomy 103 with Lane at College of Staten Island ...

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May 17, 2015 ... Get started today for free. * The material on this site is ... Why does faster rotation tend to lead to a spiral galaxy, rather than an elliptical galaxy? Faster rotation leads to collisions among ... Why should galaxy collision have been more common in the past than they are today? Galaxies were closer together in ...

Exam 3 Spring 2000 Practice Test 1 - Physics

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1) How does the interstellar medium obscure our view of most of the galaxy? .... holes existed only when the universe was young and no longer exist today. ... E) Galaxy collisions shouldn't have been more common in the past than they are ...

Galaxy Collisions: 1. Introduction to Colliding Galaxies.

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Specifically, as will be explained below, it is now thought that most galaxies ... There is another aspect of galaxy collisions, that has not been considered ... the result of dynamic self-regulation, rather than thermodynamic equilibrium. ..... velocity collisions, which they argued should be common in dense clusters of galaxies.

HubbleSite - NewsCenter - Hubble Identifies Primeval Galaxies ...

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Dec 6, 1994 ... Therefore, these galaxies, which we observe as they were less than two billion ... were so many more spiral galaxies in rich clusters long ago than there are today. Apparently, many spiral galaxies have since been destroyed or disappeared. .... Galactic cannibalism was far more common in the ancient past.

What happens when galaxies collide? (Beginner) - Curious About ...

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Jun 27, 2015 ... It is very common for galaxies to collide and interact with other ... had interactions with other galaxies since the time they formed. ... two galaxies in the process of merging, we can only get a snapshot ... Most Recent ... (Intermediate) · Can two galaxies move away from each other faster than the speed of lig...

Galaxy Crash Course - Henrik's Home Page - Cornell University

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Astronomers have found evidence that galaxy collisions have played an important role in ... The large galaxies we see today are the fat cannibals of this past. ... These days, galaxy collisions are rare, and they will become even more ... There is much more to galaxy collisions than tracking and understanding the change of ...

Class #32 (November 2) - NMSU Astronomy

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Today we will take a closer look at ideas for why there are different types of galaxies. ... If you have been watching the news coverage of the revolutions in the Middle ... Giant ellipticals are about 10X more massive than the largest spiral galaxies. .... Galaxy collisions are quite common, here are two spirals ( knicknamed the ....

Chapter 25, Section 6

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25.6 Active Galaxy Evolution ... us demonstrates that these objects were more common in the past than they are today, and most astronomers ... formed in the early universe came into being as a result of galaxy collisions. The fact that quasars have been observed with redshifts of almost 6 (the current record, as of mid-2001, ...

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Quiz 12 - Physics And Astronomy 187 with Keller at University of ...

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Apr 24, 2016 ... Observations at different distances show galaxies of different ages ... Get started today for free ... observations of distant objects reveal them as they were in the past ... cloud more likely to produce an elliptical galaxy than a spiral galaxy? ... Why should galaxy collisions have been more common in the past ....

Galaxy Collisions - SDSS

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... Dwarf Galaxy right now (see the SDSS First Discoveries for more information). Although galaxy collisions are common, stars in each galaxy are so far apart that ... Even if galaxies don't actually collide, though, they can still affect one another. ... of stars in a galaxy where normal star formation may have ceased long ago.

Cosmic Evolution - Epoch 2 - Galactic Evolution

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However galaxies might have originated, either their formative stages or ..... by collisions and mergers, which are more common in dense galactic environments ? ... in the past than they are today, galaxies do seem to have been more active ...