Galaxy Zoo Talk

Circular/ring galaxy

  • K. by K.

    For a newbie like me can someone explain me what significate the form of this galaxy ?


  • zoob1172 by zoob1172

    Simulated galaxy from Illustris


  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    I would say details, no spiral, anything odd-ring, but that is just me. There is no correct answer. It looks as if the simulation is making a nuclear ring of star formation. 2.2 Nucleus, nuclear bulge, and bulgeless, X-shaped bulges , nuclear rings