- Thin Galaxies (Tri) -

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 973 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC973, UGC2048
Type: GLX, SY2
Constellation: Tri
Coordinates: 02h34m20.10s / +32°30'20.01"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 3.7x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.8
At 80x and 150x very thin, elongated, tapering endings, evenly bright.
DIFFICULT

UGC 1281 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC1281, PGC6699
Type: GLX
Constellation: Tri
Coordinates: 01h49m31.71s / +32°35'16.20"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 4.5x0.5'
Robert Zebahl
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 5, NELM 5m5+, SQM-L 20.8
Glimpsed with averted vision as very faint, very elongated nebula.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4, NELM 6m0+, SQM-L 21.1
Very thin, elongated, evenly bright. Faint.

MODERATE
René Merting
12.5" f/4.5, 206x, SQM-L 21.5
bei 206x zeigt sich die Superthin indirekt als diffuser länglicher gleichmäßig heller Schimmer - Elongation 2,5:1
MODERATE