Morgan's classification

Morgan's classification

A classification scheme for galaxies, devised by W.W. Morgan, in which galaxies are grouped according to the composite spectra of their component stars and also by their form, i.e. spiral, barred spiral, elliptical, irregular, etc., by their degree of concentration, and by their orientation, which varies from face-on to edge-on.
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The college provides a gateway of opportunity for a multiracial, culturally diverse student population and is strongly committed to basic and applied research and creative activities in all areas, consistent with Morgan's classification as a doctoral research institution.
The theological, ontological and historical implications of the blood metaphor were deeply entwined in Morgan's classification.
6) Morgan's classification of the Oceanic peoples was based on James Cowles Prichard's divisions from the Natural History of Man into the 'Papuans', the 'natives of Australia' and the Malayo/Polynesians, the latter backed by Missionary Artemus Bishop's agreement that Polynesians originated from the Malay Archipelago (Morgan 1871:326-328).