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