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A galaxy is a gravitationally bound system of stars, stellar remnants, interstellar gas, dust, and ..... Galaxies come in three main types: ellipticals, spirals, and irregulars. A slightly more exte...

Types and Classification of Galaxies

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Apr 18, 2000 ... There are three main types of galaxies: Elliptical, Spiral, and Irregular. Two of these three types are further divided and classified into a system ...

Galaxies - Astronomy For Kids - KidsAstronomy.com

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Learn About Galaxies With KidsAstronomy.com. There are billions of ... There are three kinds of Galaxies, Spiral, Elliptical, and Irregular. The only difference ...

Types of Galaxies - University of Arizona

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Key points: Basic types of galaxy - spiral, barred, elliptical, irregular; types vs. distance (how young galaxies differ from those around us). Spiral galaxies are the ...

Lecture 27: Types of Galaxies

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Feb 12, 2006 ... Classifications, properties, and structures and dynamics.

The Different Types of Galaxies - Bob the Alien's Tour of the Solar ...

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Different Types of Galaxies. Galaxies come in different shapes and sizes. Usually they look like fried eggs; a flat circle with a bulge in the middle. If we were able ...

galaxy - Types of galaxies | astronomy | Britannica.com

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Apr 13, 2016 ... Any of the systems of stars and interstellar matter that make up the universe. Many such assemblages are so enormous that they contain ...

Galaxies - Celestial Objects on Sea and Sky

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... gas held together by gravity. They vary greatly in size and shape. Most of the objects we know of in space are contained within galaxies. ... Types of Galaxies ...

What are the four types of galaxies? | Reference.com

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The four types of galaxies are spiral, barred spiral, elliptical and irregular. Each group spans large variations in size, number of stars, star density and general...

What are the three types of galaxies? | Reference.com

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Astronomers classify galaxies by their shape into elliptical, spiral and irregular categories. Each group is further subdivided into more specific types, such as ...

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Types of Galaxies - Spiral, Elliptical & Irregular Galaxies - Space Facts

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It uses the three main types, and then further breaks them down by specific characteristics ... Spiral galaxies are the most common type in the universe. Our Milky ...

Types of Galaxies | StarDate Online

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The most beautiful galaxies are called spirals. The Milky Way is a spiral, and so is the Andromeda galaxy (M31).

Types of Galaxies - Astronomy Notes

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Jun 17, 2002 ... Types of Galaxies. Chapter index in this window — — Chapter index in separate window. This material (including images) is copyrighted!