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Galaxies

TermDefinition
Universe all existing matter and space considered as a whole; the cosmos
Galaxy Is a system of millions or billions of stars, made of as and dust, held together by gravitational attraction, Differrent sizes and shapes
Disk shaped galaxy Spiral orr disk shaped, Has¨Arrms¨, Dense center We live in a spiral ggalaxy called the milky way
Spiral shaped galaxy Spiral orr disk shaped, Has¨Arrms¨, Dense center We live in a spiral ggalaxy called the milky way
Irregular shaped galaxy NO deined shape no clear bulge or disk, The leftovers off two coliding galaxies
Elliptical shaped galaxy Oval-Shapped, Most aundant galaxies in the unierse, Most ae composed of older low-mass stas
Milky Way a hazy band of light seen in the night sky formed from stars that cannot be individually distinguished by the naked eye
Light Year a unit of astronomical distance equivalent to the distance that light travels in one year, which is 9.4607 × 10^12 km (nearly 6 trillion miles).
Cluster a group of similar things or people positioned or occurring closely together.
Andromeda Galaxy the galaxy nearest to the Milky Way, usually seen as a large collection of stars arranged in a central core with spiral arms
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