Asked in Astronomy, Galaxies
What type of galaxy is composed mainly of young stars?
Spiral galaxy is composed of mainly of young stars. The elliptical galaxies contain mostly older red stars. Disc galaxies are composed of dust, gases and younger stars. ...
Asked in Galaxies
What is a galaxy composed of?
A galaxy is composed of stars, some of which may be arranged into star clusters. Galaxies could be considered the basic "building blocks" of the universe, even as stars could be considered the basic building blocks of galaxies. Certainly there will be vast volumes of dust and debris, but the stars are the major components. Use the link below to discover more. ...
Asked in Galaxies, Milky Way Galaxy
Is the milky way the same as the spiral galaxy?
The "Milky Way" is the name given to the galaxy in which we reside. The Milky Way is classified as a barred spiral galaxy type; a spiral galaxy with a central bar shaped structure composed of stars. The main galaxy classifications are spiral, elliptical and irregular . ...
Asked in Astronomy, Stars, Galaxies
What is the difference between a star and a galaxy?
A galaxy is a collection of stars. There can be billions of stars in a galaxy. All the stars you see at night, along with our sun, are all in the Milky Way galaxy. ...
Asked in Super Mario Brothers, Super Mario Galaxy
Super Mario Galaxy 2 green stars?
Super Mario Galaxy 2 has 242 stars in the game, just like the prequel. However, the green stars only appear after you get 120 stars. Green stars appear in every galaxy (except Grandmaster Galaxy). Usually there are 2-3 green stars in a galaxy. Now the objective is to find the hidden stars in the galaxy, which can prove quite challenging. After getting all the green stars, you end up with 240 stars, which will unlock the final galaxy: the aforementioned Grandmaster Galaxy. There are...
Asked in Astronomy, Milky Way Galaxy
How is it possible to estimate how many stars are in your galaxy?
The number of stars in a galaxy can be estimated by measuring the total amount of light in the galaxy and knowing the mass distribution of the stars. It is estimated that there are roughly 100 billion stars in the Milky Way galaxy. ...