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What are Properties? Properties

Property ID Expected Type Description

This type doesn't have any properties

Constellation /astronomy/galaxy/constellation /astronomy/constellation enumerated

Observed within this constellation

master, unique
Galactic group /astronomy/galaxy/galactic_group /astronomy/galactic_group

Member of what galactic grouping (ie. Milky Way and Andromeda galaxies are part of the Local Group)

master, unique
Classification /astronomy/galaxy/galaxy_classification_hubble /astronomy/galaxy_classification_code

Galaxy classification using the de Vaucouleurs-Sandage modification of the older Hubble sequence of morphological classification.

master, unique, disambiguating
Stars /astronomy/galaxy/number_of_stars /astronomy/number_of_stars mediator

Estimated number of stars that make up this galaxy

unique
Satellite galaxies /astronomy/galaxy/satellite_galaxies /astronomy/satellite_galaxy

Galaxies that orbit this galaxy as a satellite, often there is some sort of more significant interaction that can be noted in the Galaxy interaction property.

master
Interaction /astronomy/galaxy/interaction /astronomy/galactic_interaction mediator

Galaxies can have observable interactions ranging from colliding, cannibalism, up to the extreme of merging

master, disambiguating
Apparent dimension /astronomy/galaxy/diameter /astronomy/apparent_dimension mediator

Dimension of the galaxy (in Arc Min) as of latest observations

unique
Apparent mass /astronomy/galaxy/apparent_mass /astronomy/apparent_mass mediator

Apparent mass of the galaxy in Solar mass units

unique
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Incoming Properties

Originating Type Property
Constellation
/astronomy/constellation
Galaxies observed within this constellation
/astronomy/constellation/galaxies_observed_in_constellation
Galactic group
/astronomy/galactic_group
Galaxies in this group
/astronomy/galactic_group/galaxies_in_group
Galactic interaction
/astronomy/galactic_interaction
Galaxy
/astronomy/galactic_interaction/galaxy
Galaxy classification code
/astronomy/galaxy_classification_code
Galaxies of this code
/astronomy/galaxy_classification_code/galaxies_of_this_code
Satellite galaxy
/astronomy/satellite_galaxy
Satellite of this galaxy
/astronomy/satellite_galaxy/satellite_of_this_galaxy

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