- Thin Galaxies (Her) -

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 6658 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC6658, UGC11274
Type: GLX
Constellation: Her
Coordinates: 18h33m55.68s / +22°53'17.89"
Brightness / Size: 12m9 / 1.6x0.3'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 200x, Bortle 4
Fairly faint, elongated. Barely seen with averted vision. A 12.27m star at the northern edge.
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