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Elliptical galaxy

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An elliptical galaxy is a type of galaxy having an approximately ellipsoidal shape and a smooth, nearly featureless brightness profile. Unlike flat spiral galaxies ...

Elliptical Galaxy Facts & Definition - Space.com

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Aug 15, 2013 ... Elliptical galaxies are dim collections of older stars, so they don't shine as brightly as spiral galaxies.

Elliptical Galaxies - SDSS

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Elliptical Galaxies. Elliptical galaxies are also named because of their shapes. Elliptical galaxies range from circular (remember, a circle is an ellipse!) to long ...

Elliptical Galaxy | NASA

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Like dust bunnies that lurk in corners and under beds, surprisingly complex loops and blobs of cosmic dust lie hidden in the giant elliptical galaxy NGC 1316.

Elliptical Galaxy | COSMOS

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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:.

Elliptical Galaxies

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Many galaxies take the form of ellipsoids, with no spiral structure or flattened disks. Elliptical galaxies constitute approximately 10% of observed galaxies.

What are elliptical galaxies? | Space | EarthSky

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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.

Elliptical Galaxy - Universe Today

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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.

What is an elliptical galaxy? | Cool Cosmos

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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 ...

FORMATION & EVOLUTION

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Apr 18, 2000 ... How this process created elliptical and spiral galaxies, is yet another question. There are two main theories. The first theory is: as the cloud ...

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elliptical galaxy
NOUN [ASTRONOMY.]
1.
a type of galaxy having the shape of a spheroid or ellipsoid, rather than a disk.
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