04Jul
By: Astroathens On: July 4, 2017 In: Astronomy Comments: 0

Starburst Galaxy Messier 94 What is a starburst galaxy? There are areas in our universe where star formation comes in very high concentrations and very quickly. Where literally BILLIONS of stars are forming at once. This is due to the conditions of that particular area in space. IN this...

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16May
By: Astroathens On: May 16, 2017 In: Astronomy Comments: 0

Redshift aka MOVING AWAY Blueshift aka MOVING CLOSER Also known as the Doppler effect It’s name comes from physicist Christian Doppler who first recognized the change in sound waves when moving closer or further in 1842. It was tested by Buys Ballot in 1845 by using a group of...

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10May
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30Dec
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16Nov
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