Imagine the Universe!
Imagine Home  |   Teachers' Corner   |  

Activity #4
Identifying Unusual Galaxies

Match the unusual galaxy on the left with its distinctive name on the right. Justify your reasoning.

1. _____    galaxy

Reason_____________________________

___________________________________


a.    Polar Ring Galaxy


2. _____    galaxy

Reason_____________________________

___________________________________


b.    Siamese Twins Galaxy


3. _____    galaxy

Reason_____________________________

___________________________________


c.    Sombrero Galaxy


4. _____    galaxy

Reason____________________________

__________________________________


d.    Whirlpool Galaxy


If words seem to be missing from the articles, please read this.

Imagine the Universe! is a service of the High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center (HEASARC), Dr. Alan Smale (Director), within the Astrophysics Science Division (ASD) at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.

The Imagine Team
Project Leader: Dr. Barbara Mattson
Curator: Meredith Gibb
Responsible NASA Official: Phil Newman
All material on this site has been created and updated between 1997-2014.
This page last updated: Monday, 23-Jan-2006 17:02:57 EST