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Science: Astronomy: Galaxies

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Andromeda Galaxy
Information about the Andromeda Galaxy with descriptions and pictures.

Arp's Catalog of Peculiar Galaxies
Summarizes the catalog of 338 peculiar galaxy views gathered by Dr. Halton C. Arp.

Atlas of the Andromeda Galaxy
Contains information and tables about the Andromeda Galaxy.

Classifying Galaxies
Includes pictures and a lesson for learning Hubble's system of classification.

Complete Spiral Galaxy Pictures Gallery
Contains over 600 pictures of all spiral galaxies larger than 3 minutes of arc for all constellations in the Northern and Southern celestial hemispheres.

DIRECT Project Homepage
Determining the distances to nearby galaxies.

Dust in Spiral Galaxies
HST and ISO Results.

European Network: The Formation and Evolution of Galaxies
Purpose is to understand the creation of galaxies and the universe has evolved. Plans to study distant galaxies at optical, infrared, and radio frequencies.

Extragalactic bookmarks
List of resources dedicaced to extragalactic astronomy: Databases, projects, education ...

Faulkes Telescope Educational Guide - Galaxies
Some useful information about the formation of galaxies.

List of galaxies with photos.

Galaxies with their descriptions.

NASA Windows to the Universe. Includes illustrations and introductory information about a variety of galaxies.

Contains a set of notes by Nick Strobel. Topics include the structure of the Milky Way, the characteristics of other galaxies, and finding distances to other galaxies.

Astronomy Photos from the Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble, NASA, ESO, Chandra, Gemini and Apollo mission archives. Images of space, earth, planets, stars, galaxies, nebula.

Many selected links to websites dedicated to galaxies.

Some useful information about kinds of galaxies, content of galaxies, clusters of galaxies, galaxies and cosmology.

The Galaxy Catalog - Zsolt Frei
This site contains a collection of digital images of 113 nearby galaxies.

Galaxy classification - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An article about the Galaxy classification.

Galaxy Collisions
A review article for non-specialists.

Galaxy Evolution Explorer
Contains information about the growth of various galaxies. Also includes images, news, and a glossary.

Galaxy Pair Picture Gallery
Images of interacting galaxy pairs

Galaxy Photography
Contains various images of a selection of galaxies.

Globular Clusters in the Andromeda Galaxy
Data, observation notes, and more about globular clusters within the galaxy.

High Redshift Supernova Search
Project at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab to search for supernovas in very remote galaxies. This provides an accurate means of measuring the distances to remote galaxies and thereby determining the age of the universe.

Lecture 28: Types of Galaxies
This site is about Spiral, Elliptical, Irregular Galaxies with their important characteristiсs.

M31 - the Andromeda Galaxy
Includes a catalog of globular clusters, photos, and brief description.

The Messier Catalog

Phil Marshall
Explains gravitational lensing by clusters. Includes pictures of MS1054.

The Small Magellanic Cloud, SMC
Gives mathematical measurements relating this galaxy that orbits the Milky Way. Includes history about first known discoveries and links to photo galleries.

Spiral Galaxies
Spiral galaxies with short descriptions and photos.

UMass High Energy Astrophysics Group
Research group primarily interested in high energy activities in galaxies, particularly the interplay between massive stars and the interstellar medium.


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