The Milky Way is Not a Spiral?

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cscott
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I thought this Slashdot story might be appropriate for here.
 

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SpaceTiger
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A barred spiral is still a spiral galaxy. The Hubble Type would be something like SBbc.
 
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You are correct. I only mimicked the Slashdot title. :smile:
 
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cscott said:
You are correct. I only mimicked the Slashdot title. :smile:

Oh, right. Silly slashdot. :biggrin:
 
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cscott said:
I thought this Slashdot story might be appropriate for here.

New Scientist has an article about Milky being a barred spiral
http://www.newscientist.com/article.ns?id=dn7854
 

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