Talk:Galaxy merger

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Redundant[edit]

Recommend merging this article with: Interacting galaxy. Or that article with this one. KyuuA4 07:03, 4 June 2007 (UTC)

Don't necessarily agree: interacting galaxies are an observational class of galaxy while a galaxy-galaxy merger is a (albeit-related) physical process. If we were to merge, I suggest changing the name to e.g. Galaxy-galaxy interactions. 84.101.53.254 19:38, 19 September 2007 (UTC)
Apparently I was logged-out when I wrote the above. For the record. Cosmo0 19:40, 19 September 2007 (UTC)
I'd like to suggest that this article be summarized (WP:SS-style) as a section on the Interacting galaxy article.—RJH (talk) 22:05, 13 April 2010 (UTC)

Pea galaxy[edit]

I have added a link in the "See also" section to the "Pea galaxy" article as I'm sure that it is relevant to this subject. Richard Nowell (talk) 11:22, 25 January 2010 (UTC)

Upcoming major edit[edit]

Just a quick note to let everyone know. The Astronomy 533 graduate astronomy class at the University of Michigan is updating a small number of astronomy-related wiki pages, this is one of them. The page will be significantly changed; please feel free to have a look when it comes online in mid-December. EFBell (talk) 20:38, 18 November 2010 (UTC)

Classifications[edit]

I have added a new "Classification" section where galaxy mergers are distinguished by number of galaxies involved, their size and their gas richness.
RickV88 (talk) 11:41, 5 January 2012 (UTC)

Additional information[edit]

I also added some additional information from the Galaxy formation page, where it talked about galaxy mergers. I then added a link to this article as the main one for galaxy mergers. RickV88 (talk) 13:11, 5 January 2012 (UTC)