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

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.

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

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

Apparent mass of the galaxy in Solar mass units

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Incoming Properties

Originating Type Property
Galaxies observed within this constellation
Galactic group
Galaxies in this group
Galactic interaction
Galaxy classification code
Galaxies of this code
Satellite galaxy
Satellite of this galaxy