An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape
and a smooth, nearly featureless brightness profile. Unlike flat spiral galaxies ...
Aug 15, 2013 ... Elliptical galaxies are dim collections of older stars, so they don't shine as brightly
as spiral galaxies.
Elliptical Galaxies. Elliptical galaxies are also named because of their shapes.
Elliptical galaxies range from circular (remember, a circle is an ellipse!) to long ...
Mar 23, 2008 ... NGC 5264 clearly possesses an irregular shape — unlike the more common
spiral or elliptical galaxies — with knots of blue star formation.
As the name would suggest, elliptical galaxies are galaxies that appear elliptical
in shape. They are categorised by a single number derived from the equation:.
Nov 20, 2015 ... At the center of this amazing Hubble image is the elliptical galaxy NGC 3610.
Surrounding the galaxy are a wealth of other galaxies of all ...
Dec 5, 2012 ... Elliptical galaxies are among the largest single star systems in the universe and
are built by the collisions of many smaller galaxies.
Our own Milky Way is classified as a spiral galaxy. But that's just one of many
classification of galaxies. One of the most common types are elliptical gal.
Elliptical galaxies are shaped like ellipses (stretched circles). They are divided
into eight types: E0-E7 depending on how elliptical they are. E0 ellipticals are ...
E galaxy definition, elliptical galaxy. See more. ... noun, Astronomy. 1. a type of
galaxy having the shape of a spheroid or ellipsoid, rather than a disk. Expand.