- When you have seen one elliptical galaxy, you have pretty much seen them
all. So, here is a picture of one such system, the nearby elliptical M32:
- By studying absorption-line spectra of ellipticals, we can
their internal dynamics and masses.
- Many elliptical galaxies have a projected luminosity distribution that
follows a de Vaucouleurs law.
Mike Merrifield (firstname.lastname@example.org)
14th June 1995 (last updated June 14th 1995)