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new galaxy discovery?

Started by RogueEmbryo
Default_user
about 6 years ago

Can people classifying here actually discover a new galaxy? How does that work?

Thanks, & I love the Andromeda Project!

Camille

Default_user
about 6 years ago

Hi Camille -- Many of the galaxies you find will have never been cataloged before, especially those that are in the inner parts of the galaxy where the density of stars is high, or that are faint and/or small. But, it takes many people's "votes" before we declare that something is a galaxy, so the "discovery" is very much shared.

Thanks for your help with this project!

Default_user
about 6 years ago

Very cool, thanks!

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