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The Milky Way is Not a Spiral?

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  1. Aug 17, 2005 #1
    I thought this Slashdot story might be appropriate for here.
     
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  3. Aug 17, 2005 #2

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    A barred spiral is still a spiral galaxy. The Hubble Type would be something like SBbc.
     
  4. Aug 17, 2005 #3
    You are correct. I only mimicked the Slashdot title. :smile:
     
  5. Aug 17, 2005 #4

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    Oh, right. Silly slashdot. :biggrin:
     
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    New Scientist has an article about Milky being a barred spiral
    http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7854
     
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