Astronomy Answers: From the Astronomical Dictionary

Astronomy Answers
From the Astronomical Dictionary


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the elliptical galaxy

An elliptical galaxy is a galaxy that appears to have an elliptical shape no matter from which side you see it. An elliptical galaxy contains no arms or bar.