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Elliptical galaxy - Wikipedia

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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 are denoted by the letter E. They are also given a number from 0 to 7. An E0 galaxy looks like a circle. An E7 galaxy is very long and thin.

Elliptical Galaxy | NASA

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Mar 23, 2008 ... Elliptical Galaxy. Like dust bunnies that lurk in corners and under beds, surprisingly complex loops and blobs of cosmic dust lie hidden in the ...

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 ...

APOD Index - Galaxies: Elliptical Galaxies

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APOD: 1999 November 21 - Elliptical Galaxy NGC 4881 in Coma Explanation: Elliptical galaxies are unlike spiral galaxies and hence unlike our own Milky Way  ...

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 Galaxy - Universe Today

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Dec 24, 2015 ... 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 ...

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.

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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