Galaxies & Cosmology
H. E. Smith Spring 1999
Physics 162 - Lecture Summary #2
Galaxy Classification: The Hubble Sequence
Read the introduction to the
Hubble Atlas of Galaxies
, on reserve in the Marlar and Undergraduate Libraries.
Read Carroll & Ostlie § 23.2 & § 23.4 on the Spiral and Elliptical Galaxies.
Take a look at our basic astronomy site's description of
An excellent reference about the
A proposed revision to the
in terms of "boxiness" or "diskiness" of E galaxies.
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