Type:

Unit

Description:

The definition of a galaxy is explored along with the classification of galaxies. The Milky Way is discussed, along with other galaxies, and some of the issues involved with observing galaxies is included in this unit.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12
  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division
  • Other

Keywords:

astronomy galaxy island universe milky way disk central bulge halo Hubble sequence spiral galaxy spiral elliptical galaxy irregular galaxy tuning-fork diagram deep-sky objects

Language:

English

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