List of ring galaxies

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This is a list of ring galaxies. A ring galaxy is a galaxy with a circle-like appearance. Hoag's Object, discovered by Art Hoag in 1950, is the prototypical example of a ring galaxy.

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Name Image Catelogue number Distance Notes
Cartwheel Galaxy Sig06-005.jpg ESO 350-40, PGC 2248 500 Mly lenticular galaxy
Hoag's Object Hoag's object.jpg PGC 54559, PRC D-51 600 Mly
AM 0644-741 AM 0644-741.jpg AM 0644-741 300 Mly
NGC 1291 NGC 1291 GALEX.jpg NGC 1291, NGC 1269,[1] PGC 012209 33 Mly
NGC 1533 NGC 1533 .jpg NGC 1533, PGC 14582[2] 62 ± 4 Mly [3]
NGC 2859 UGC 5001, PGC 26649 82.8 Mly lenticular galaxy with ring structure[4]
NGC 4777 NGC 4777, PGC 43852
NGC 7217 NGC 7217 Hubble.jpg UGC 11914, PGC 68096 50 Mly unbarred spiral galaxy with ring
II Zw 28[5] Zw II 28, 2MASX J05014205+0334278
Mayall's Object Hubble Interacting Galaxy Arp 148 (2008-04-24).jpg Arp 148, VV 032, MCG+07-23-019, APG 148 450 Mly collisional ring galaxy
I Zw 045[6] I Zw 045, NGC 4774 collisional ring galaxy
VII Zw 466[6] VII Zw 466, UGC 07683 collisional ring galaxy
Arp 10[6] Arp 10, UGC 01775,[7] 2MASX J02182545+0539369 collisional ring galaxy
Arp 147 Arp 147.jpg IC 298 interacting pair
NGC 4650A NGC 4650A I HST2002.jpg PGC 42951 polar ring galaxy
NGC 660 NGC660.jpg polar ring galaxy
NGC 922 Hubble view of NGC 922.jpg ESO 478-28, ISG 10 150 Mly collisional ring galaxy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "NGC 1291". Capella Observatory. 2005. Retrieved April 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database". Results for NGC 1533. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  3. ^ Ryan-Weber, Emma; Webster, Rachel; Bekki, Kenji (April 2003). "Galactic Recycling: The HI Ring Around NGC 1533". In Jessica L. Rosenberg and Mary E. Putman. The IGM/Galaxy Connection: the Distribution of Baryons at z=0, ASSL Conference Proceedings 281 (Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers). p. 223. ISBN 1-4020-1289-6. 
  4. ^ "Lenticular Galaxy (NGC 2859)". Calvin College. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Hubble Gazes on One Ring to Rule Them All". NASA. March 15, 2013. Retrieved July 28, 2013. 
  6. ^ a b c Appleton, P. N.; Struck-Marcell, Curtis (1996). "Collisional Ring Galaxies". Fundamentals of Cosmic Physics 16: 111–220. Bibcode:1996FCPh...16..111A. Retrieved July 29, 2013. 
  7. ^ "UGC 01775". SIMBAD. Retrieved July 29, 2013.