Video: Oddball Galaxies

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Oddball Galaxies
Runtime: 14 min 44 sec
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Introduction
Intro to Oddball Galaxies
Runtime: 51 sec
Featured topic
This segment focuses on the central topic of the movie.
Types of Galaxy Structure
Runtime: 6 min 16 sec
Myths versus realities
Common misconceptions are presented in these segments.
A Galaxy's Components
Runtime: 44 sec
Galaxies Keep Changing
Runtime: 44 sec
At-a-glance
These segments function like graphic organizers. They compare and contrast facts presented in the movie.
The Three Main Galaxy Types
Runtime: 2 min 31 sec
Beauty shots
These short segments offer amazing images with interpretive text.
NGC 6217 Spiral Galaxy
Runtime: 1 min 23 sec
NGC 5866 Edge-on Spiral Galaxy
Runtime: 54 sec
The Antennae Galaxies
Runtime: 1 min 6 sec

Copyright

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Credits

Produced by the Space Telescope Science Institute, Office of Public Outreach

All images, illustrations, and videos courtesy of NASA, ESA, and STScI except:

  • NGC 6822 image courtesy of the Local Group Galaxies Survey Team/NOAO/AURA/NSF
  • Taurus constellation drawing from Firmamentum Sobiescianum sive Uranographia by Johannes Hevelius, courtesy of the United States Naval Observatory
  • NGC 4565 image courtesy of the European Southern Observatory
  • Small Magellanic Cloud image courtesy of F. Winkler/Middlebury College, the MCELS Team, and NOAO/AURA/NSF
  • Written by Vanessa Thomas
  • Designed by John Godfrey

Video: Oddball Galaxies