MadSci Network: Astronomy

Subject: Why do pictures of galaxies resemble hurricanes?

Date: Wed Sep 20 23:14:44 2000
Posted by Keith Lund
Grade level: undergrad School: No school entered.
City: Morrisville State/Province: nc Country: No country entered.
Area of science: Astronomy
ID: 969506084.As

Pictures of spiral galaxies seem to look like satellite pictures of 
hurricanes. Is there reason for this, or is it purely a coincidence?

Re: Why do pictures of galaxies resemble hurricanes?

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