3 Galaxies That Shouldn't Exist

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  • Published: 31 January 2017
  • The universe is a big place full of galaxies that we've only begun to study. SciShow Space presents 3 of the strangest ones we've found so far.

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    Sources:
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Comments • 833

  • Darkshine42
    Darkshine42  4 days back

    THe idea of a ring galaxy is interesting,.. but could it be weird gravitational lensing?

    • SHOTGUN
      SHOTGUN  6 days back

      How good it is that Tyson Fury explains astronomy

      • Pavnaj 101
        Pavnaj 101  2 weeks back

        Boo! 😱

        • Jasonarfa
          Jasonarfa  1 months back

          There are multiverse
          Mean alien may be real
          Be ready guards be ready
          September the 20 we ready

          • mikeyb byekim
            mikeyb byekim  2 months back

            0:18 so mindboggling that there are so many galaxies in just that 1 spec of space, that are so bright, yet so far that they are barely visible and scattered about in the vastness of space just wow. and the fact that there are so many more galaxies than stars within the milky way. and here I was thinking that our clear view night sky had so many stars, yet those visible to us are only within a small bubble in our galactic neighborhood.

            • Grim Morg
              Grim Morg  2 months back

              If ya like it, put a Ring on it! 😏

              • BaZerkEnd56411
                BaZerkEnd56411  2 months back

                There is no fraction of galaxies

                • Vinod Sawant
                  Vinod Sawant  3 months back

                  That title of yours is so arrogant!

                  • TheDerpy Kitty
                    TheDerpy Kitty  3 months back

                    I have a hypothesis for the formation of Hoag’s Object.
                    A dwarf elliptical galaxy could have interacted with a dark galaxy, which hadn’t reached sufficient hydrogen density to form stars. Most of the gas and dark matter would sink into the dwarf elliptical’s core, while the remainder would form stars. Over billions of years and with supernovae shooting gas out of the stellar core into the ring, this would result in the somewhat neat stellar ring.

                    This could account for the star-forming ring around a core that looks like an elliptical galaxy (what we see), and if there is a large gap in stellar ages in the reddish core, then that would be evidence for my hypothesis. The reason why is because the first group of stars would have formed in the original dwarf elliptical galaxy, while the other group would have formed from the collision. As star formation used up the gas in the core, supernovae would disperse the gas into the ring to form more stars there later on.

                    • Tiffany Kolesar
                      Tiffany Kolesar  3 months back

                      How do they know what it looks like if its so far away???????? NASA NEVER shows the real images of planet's or galaxies

                      • Bessie Staton
                        Bessie Staton  3 months back

                        Who can question God' s creations not men. Not the Scientists who have only made a. Big mess and have not created anything. Everything God made was very good . Do not citizen our creator' s creations it is sinning mind your own business and watch what you speak accept what God have made the way He wanted it to be Not your way Amen

                        • Antonio C
                          Antonio C  4 months back

                          Despite the rarity of ring galaxies like the Hoag's Object, if we look at the picture of this one we can see ANTOHER RING GALAXY (approximately hour 01.00 looking at the photo) that is much more far but incredibly there!

                          • jz35
                            jz35  4 months back

                            im betting those ancient dust filled galaxy,s also had life too , obviously theres no way of ever finding out if im right or nor but my gut instinct says i am , so im going with it

                            • Shane Stewart
                              Shane Stewart  4 months back

                              I never cease to be amazed that scientists seem to assume galaxies remain in the exact same appearance, over vast amounts of time, unless interfered with by other gravitational objects. Instead of assuming this galaxy is at some point, along the way, from being broken up to being completely spiraled. I can look at this ring & see that the inner stars are rotating faster than the outer ring stars, therefore there is a motion pattern that looks like some stage of becoming a spiral galaxy, if left alone. 
                              Perhaps its the spin of the black hole that determines what galaxies look like? Maybe the faster they spin, the faster the galaxy spins. The gravity/spin of black holes should, at some point, bring stars/dust to a similar look for all galaxies if left alone, just as you can spin a top that had strings with a bead at the end; the faster the top spins the faster the strings with beads spin look different at every speed. The faster the top spins the closer the beads get pulled & faster & as they lose ground every moment (not being able to rotate as fast as the black hole is spinning). If the black hole is spinning slowly very slowly, I could see this ring staying like this, but if this black hole started spinning faster for some reason (I don't know what can change an objects spin, maybe eating mass), I can see this ring not lasting very long because the inner ring getting pulled faster & faster than the outer ring. It seems to me that in not a lot of time, this galaxy would then transform to what appears more as a spiral galaxy. Perhaps spiral galaxies are what galaxies look like if left alone for long enough (to build up speed of its rotation). I've never heard any of this presented before, so I'm wondering is any of this right or does it sound right. Comment please.

                              • Mrs. Tempo
                                Mrs. Tempo  4 months back

                                I watched a video called what it would be like to spend a day on Earth 4.5 billion years ago. He kept saying Urt', so I kept thinking it was Nogla.

                                • Zack Lambing
                                  Zack Lambing  4 months back

                                  If they exist, then ya, they should exist.
                                  Maybe our understanding is still at its infancy?
                                  Try thinking, fools!

                                  • Rebel12804
                                    Rebel12804  4 months back

                                    were did you get that numbers mate sucked it out of your thumb

                                    • 12 Free
                                      12 Free  4 months back

                                      Sorry but if the Big Bang were real all the stellar objects would still be clumped together due to gravitational pull. God wins because science shot itself in the foot with it's earliest concept.... Gravity.

                                      • Cloud Dom
                                        Cloud Dom  4 months back

                                        1:22 *kerchoo*

                                        • Peter Diggler
                                          Peter Diggler  4 months back

                                          It's not for us to say what should and shouldn't exist. With the humongous sample size of the number of galaxies we can see, we're bound to find some odd balls outside the norm. Duh! DOWN VOTED!

                                          • Mars boi
                                            Mars boi  4 months back

                                            The video: 3 galaxies that shouldn't exist....
                                            Aliens living there: Are we jokes to you??

                                            • Bethlehem Eisenhour
                                              Bethlehem Eisenhour  4 months back

                                              What ever is there, God put it there. No mistake.

                                              • Rogue Sheep
                                                Rogue Sheep  4 months back

                                                how long have universities taught students about blackhole’s ...Hawking there is no such thing as a black hole , we no just enough but not enough
                                                https://www.nature.com/news/stephen-hawking-there-are-no-black-holes-1.14583

                                                • Justwantahover
                                                  Justwantahover  4 months back

                                                  Maybe there is an explanation why Uranus is on it's side. It may be a captured planet from a ring galaxy.

                                                  • Pete Wilson
                                                    Pete Wilson  4 months back

                                                    isn't it interesting that they use the term something is 4 billion years old. Why never four billion seven hundred thousands six hundred and twenty years ago. They never ever uses and exact amount of time the reason is simple. they don't know and they don't know because they were not THERE. If you go walking in the wood and you come upon a huge piece of stone can you tell by just looking at it how old it is? No you cant nor do you know how it got there. You just know that for the moment you see it there.

                                                    • Pete Wilson
                                                      Pete Wilson  4 months back

                                                      Ever occurred to anyone that maybe they were MADE THAT WAY. They were designed that way.

                                                      • Jeremy Sellers
                                                        Jeremy Sellers  4 months back

                                                        what if hoags object is just a galaxy in front of another

                                                        • ForkSoup
                                                          ForkSoup  5 months back

                                                          i dont think younger stars are blue, im pretty sure older ones are for example white dwarfs. and red stars are red dwarfs.

                                                          • Arch Mcintyre
                                                            Arch Mcintyre  5 months back

                                                            Hoag object is most interesting

                                                            • For Fucks sake
                                                              For Fucks sake  5 months back

                                                              Things that we find possible or shouldn’t exist in the universe most likely will be possible or exist

                                                              • All Vill
                                                                All Vill  5 months back

                                                                Let me tell you....you can relax now.....they DONT.....take care

                                                                • Zes
                                                                  Zes  5 months back

                                                                  no such thing as amzx or terrifx or werix or remarkx or not or can't explx, say, explx, remark any no matter what

                                                                  • Equine Emergency Rescue transport

                                                                    Astronomy is a mystic science full of theory and no proof just in what they say like religion, if it can't be proven to be false then it should not be considered to be true if I look through a telescope at Jupiter am I looking back in time? It's nonsense

                                                                    • NORM KUNESH
                                                                      NORM KUNESH  5 months back

                                                                      I'M HUNGRY WERE THE HELL IS MY DINNER !

                                                                      • ArianaBlack Rose
                                                                        ArianaBlack Rose  5 months back

                                                                        The worst galaxy i think is *Andromeda galaxy* BECAUSE ITS TRYING TO COLLIDE WITH THE MILKY WAY (our galaxy)

                                                                        • Billy Jones -Altitude-
                                                                          Billy Jones -Altitude-  5 months back

                                                                          Which big bang? I can recall an infinite amount v.v especially in atoms. *Coughs*

                                                                          • Billy Jones -Altitude-
                                                                            Billy Jones -Altitude-  5 months back

                                                                            Our star clusters are atoms to another size. Just think. We are aware of existing. Seeing things on a different time frame at a different size and speed

                                                                            • Nigon Kouk
                                                                              Nigon Kouk  5 months back

                                                                              all your answers are actually inside the big bang, or any sized bang, just study several bangs and you'll unlock many secrets to everything ;)

                                                                              • Theo Seraphine
                                                                                Theo Seraphine  5 months back

                                                                                You are monster ... they dont care about us ..kakci sa tezi jivotni koito goniat tamiva stranni neahta koito niakoi vijdst maketa ..no da ne bi da sa prerodeni jivotni.ili sa vse oshte hora ot predi 3000 g

                                                                                • FILM Films
                                                                                  FILM Films  6 months back

                                                                                  Title:....
                                                                                  god: they say I shouldn’t do what

                                                                                  • eldepavas
                                                                                    eldepavas  6 months back

                                                                                    The other ring galaxy that can be seen through Hoag's is SDSS J151713.93+213516.8

                                                                                    • Zes
                                                                                      Zes  7 months back

                                                                                      any surprisig nmw

                                                                                      • Zes
                                                                                        Zes  7 months back

                                                                                        wrg, can explainx any be any no matter what

                                                                                        • Russ Gallagher
                                                                                          Russ Gallagher  7 months back

                                                                                          YOU go tell those three galaxies to GTFO of our universe 'cuz they have no right to be here according to our understanding of the physical laws. I bet they'll tell you to take a flyin' leap; they're not going anywhere!

                                                                                          • Pika Gamer
                                                                                            Pika Gamer  7 months back

                                                                                            Where are universes that shouldn't exsist?

                                                                                            • Mikhel Rowssen
                                                                                              Mikhel Rowssen  8 months back

                                                                                              Next Video: 3 Universes that shouldn't Exist

                                                                                            • Mike Stevens
                                                                                              Mike Stevens  8 months back

                                                                                              It's flat dusty aleians wit lupus..

                                                                                              • Jaxxon Balboa
                                                                                                Jaxxon Balboa  8 months back

                                                                                                IT SHOULDN'T EXIST?....DUDE IF YOU STOP AND THINK ABOUT IT NOTHING SHOULD EXIST YET HERE WE ARE!