M98 – Peanuts and Bar Galaxies – Deep Sky Videos

Professor Mike Merrifield discusses Messier 98, and research into peanut shapes in the cores of galaxies.
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Papers and other info:
Establishing the connection between peanut shaped and galactic bars

Click to access 9501114.pdf

Two Pseudobulges in the “Boxy Bulge” Galaxy NGC 5746
Why so blue?
A dynamical instability of bars in disk galaxies

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Video by Brady Haran

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