Types of Galaxies
Basic information about types of galaxies.
a data set by mgarcia
created June 28, 2017
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|Type of Galaxy||Picture||Shape||Contain|
|Spiral Galaxy||Consist of a flat, rotating disc containing stars, gas and dust, and a central concentration of stars known as the bulge||The spiral arms contain many bright young stars|
|Elliptical Galaxy||Are generally round but stretch longer along one axis than along the other.||Contain many older stars, up to one trillion, but little dust and other interstellar matter.|
|Irregular Galaxy||Appear misshapen and lack a distinct form.||They generally have many bright young stars and lots of gas and dust to form new stars.|
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