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E-book, Lesson Plan

Description:

This lesson is part of the Athabasca University Astronomy 230: Northern Lights, Northern Skies course. In this lesson, you will learn how to distinguish between the different classifications of galaxies, how to discuss the evolutionary theories of galaxies, and how to predict the evolution of the Milky Way galaxy.

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Astronomy

Education Levels:

  • 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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