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Loganis

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Irregular Galaxies
« on: August 01, 2007, 07:10:46 pm »
Seems we need a place for irregular galaxies

Loganis

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2007, 07:13:58 pm »
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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2007, 07:50:18 pm »
Good Thread!  I find the Irregulars to be really interesting.

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2007, 07:58:31 pm »
Here's a little one with a nice spiral in the background.  When you zoom in, it kind of looks like there's a face and body in it.

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2007, 09:15:32 pm »
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587742190437400653

This is a nice irregular with plenty of stars forming. I can see a man on his back in freefall in the image - and no, I've not taken anything stronger than tea...
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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2007, 09:18:58 pm »
What is the definition of irregular galaxies? (Explain it to me  :D )
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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2007, 09:24:47 pm »
well...i think i just got one.... Nice idea, btw!

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2007, 07:29:13 am »

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2007, 05:29:36 pm »
Here's a 'nuther:



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Loganis

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #9 on: August 17, 2007, 07:57:09 pm »
What is the definition of irregular galaxies? (Explain it to me  :D )

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irregular_galaxyHere's the wikipedia definition

in short
galaxy that does not fall into the Hubble classification for galaxies. These are galaxies that feature neither spiral nor elliptical morphology

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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #10 on: August 17, 2007, 07:59:11 pm »
I got some more
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Re: Irregular Galaxies
« Reply #12 on: August 17, 2007, 08:54:24 pm »
this is the existing thread:

Galaxy Zoo Forum > The objects > Weird and wonderful (Moderators: Alice, Edd, StuartA) > Gotta love these blues

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