- Thin Galaxies (Ari) -

Here I will present some quite thin galaxies with an axis ratio of at least 1:5. Nevertheless this value is calculated from the given angular size, so the visual impression can differ.

And (5) Cnc (6) Del (1) Hya (1) Lyn (4) Sex (1)
Ari (1) Com (4) Dra (9) Lac (2) Peg (6) Tri (2)
Boo (2) CVn (5) Gem (1) Leo (5) Psc (2) UMa (9)
Cam (3) Cyg (1) Her (1) LMi (1) Ser (1) Vir (7)

NGC 678 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC678, UGC1280, H2.228
Type: GLX
Constellation: Ari
Coordinates: 01h49m24.86s / +21°59'50.28"
Brightness / Size: 12m2 / 4.1x0.8'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, NELM 5m9+, SQM-L 21.0
Conditions in the target region: SQM-L 20.8
Quite thin, apparently elongated, slightly brighter center. Overall rather small.
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