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Gravity and rotation

Gravity and Rotation

  • Exhibition Text

    • Everything in a galaxy orbits around the galaxy’s center. The shape of a galaxy is a result of the individual orbits and their collective rotation. The force of gravity from all the stars, gas, dust, and dark matter holds a galaxy together.

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  • For Educators

    • Topic: Astronomy

      Subtopic: Galaxies

      Keywords: Astrophysics, Galaxies, Gravity, Orbits

      Audience: General

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