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How many main galaxies are there & what are their shapes.?

Asked by radhakrishnan, 19 Aug '07 09:06 am
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Sagan assumed 100 billion GALAXIES are there but there is uncertainty about this. This is no exact answer to this question.

4 Major shapes -
Spiral
Lenticular
Elliptical
Irregular
Answered by Rishi Sharma, 19 Aug '07 09:13 am

 
  
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This is a list of notable galaxies.
Abell 1835 IR1916
AM 0644-741
Andromeda Galaxy (M31/NGC 224)
Andromeda I
Antennae Galaxies (NGC 4038/NGC 4039)
Aquarius Dwarf
Black Eye Galaxy (M64/NGC 4826)
Bode's Galaxy (M81/NGC 3031)
Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy ...more
Answered by L KINI, 19 Aug '07 09:15 am

 
  
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The current classification of galaxies as spirals, ellipticals, or irregulars, and to our knowledge that the appearance of these galaxies depends both on our perspective, and on the forces which form and power galaxies.
Answered by anjali sharma, 19 Aug '07 09:11 am

 
  
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