Astro 1: `Slides' for Class 21 - Examples of Galaxies

The Milky Way Galaxy seen in infrared light by COBE

Radio image of the center of our Galaxy

The Hubble "tuning-fork" diagram

The Hubble "tuning-fork" diagram

The Hubble "tuning-fork" diagram

M104 - The Sombrero galaxy - Type Sa spiral galaxy

M81 - Type Sb spiral galaxy

M51 - The Whirlpool Galaxy - Type Sc spiral galaxy

NGC 1365 - Type SBb barred spiral galaxy

M32 - Type E2 elliptical galaxy

M87 - Type E1 giant elliptical galaxy

Large Magellanic Cloud - Irregular galaxy

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