List of polar-ring galaxies

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The following table lists polar-ring galaxies:

List[edit]

Galaxy Base galaxy type Notes
NGC 2685 (UGC 4666, Arp 336, Helix Galaxy) Lenticular (S0) [1][2]
NGC 4650A (ESO 322-IG69, AM 1241-402) Lenticular (S0) [2][3][4]
A0136-0801 Lenticular (S0) [2][5]
AM 1934-563 Spiral [6]
ESO 415-G26 (AM 0226-320) Lenticular (S0) [2][4]
UGC 5119 (LEDA 27383) Elliptical [7]
UGC 7576 Lenticular (S0) [2]
UGC 9796 (II Zwicky 73) Lenticular (S0) [2]
AM 2020-504 Elliptical [2]

Inner Polar Rings[edit]

Some galaxies feature a "polar ring" within the disk of the galaxy

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ P. L. Schecter, J. E. Gunn (1978). "NGC 2685 - Spindle or pancake". Astronomical Journal 83: 1360–1362. Bibcode:1978AJ.....83.1360S. doi:10.1086/112324. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g B. C. Whitmore, R. A. Lucas, D. B. McElroy, T. Y. Steiman-Cameron, P. D. Sackett, R. P. Olling (1990). "New observations and a photographic atlas of polar-ring galaxies". Astronomical Journal 100: 1489–1522, 1721–1755. Bibcode:1990AJ....100.1489W. doi:10.1086/115614. 
  3. ^ J. L. Sérsic (1967). "Southern Peculiar Galaxies III". Zeitschrift für Astrophysik 67: 306–311. Bibcode:1967ZA.....67..306S. 
  4. ^ a b B. C. Whitmore, D. B. McElroy, F. Schweizer (1987). "The shape of the dark halo in polar-ring galaxies". Astrophysical Journal 314: 439–456. Bibcode:1987ApJ...314..439W. doi:10.1086/165077. 
  5. ^ F. Schweizer, B. C. Whitmore, V. C. Rubin (1983). "Colliding and merging galaxies. II - S0 galaxies with polar rings". Astronomical Journal 88: 909–925. Bibcode:1983AJ.....88..909S. doi:10.1086/113377. 
  6. ^ arXiv:astro-ph/0509738v1 , AM 1934-563: A giant spiral polar-ring galaxy in a triplet, 24 Sep 2005 , Bibcode2006A&A...446..447R , doi:10.1051/0004-6361:20041728
  7. ^ Astronomy Letters, Volume 30, Number 8, August 2004 , pp. 519-526(8) ; UGC 5119: A galaxy with a stellar polar ring? ; doi:10.1134/1.1784493
  8. ^ Astronomy Letters, Volume 27, Number 2, February 2001 , pp. 74-80(7) ; A photometric study of the polar ring galaxy UGC 5600 ; doi:10.1134/1.1344257