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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the <a href="http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_Athabasca/NorthernLightsNorthernSkies%2DAstronomy230?bc=Coll_Athabasca.Default">Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies</a> course. In this lesson, you will learn how to describe the nature of the Milky Way galaxy, and how to compare the different regions of the Milky Way.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • Higher Education
  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate-Upper Division
  • Undergraduate-Lower Division

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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