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