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 ...
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 ...
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 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 galaxies are shaped like ellipses (stretched circles). They are divided
into eight types: E0-E7 depending on how elliptical they are. E0 ellipticals are ...
(ĭ-lĭp'tĭ-kəl) The most common type of galaxy, ranging in shape from nearly
spherical (classified as E0) to greatly elongated (classified as E7). Elliptical
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.
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 ...