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The Hidden Lives of Galaxies - Identifying Unusual Galaxies

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_____________________________

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a.    Polar Ring Galaxy


2. _____    galaxy

Reason_____________________________

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b.    Siamese Twins Galaxy


3. _____    galaxy

Reason_____________________________

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c.    Sombrero Galaxy


4. _____    galaxy

Reason____________________________

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d.    Whirlpool Galaxy





 

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