List of spiral galaxies

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A spiral galaxy is a type of galaxy characterized by a central bulge of old Population II stars surrounded by a rotating disc of younger Population I stars. A spiral galaxy maintains its spirals arms due to Density wave theory

Spiral galaxies[edit]

Designation Picture Classification Constellation Apparent Magnitude
Comet Galaxy CometGalaxy.jpg S Sculptor
ESO 97-G13, Circinus Galaxy Circinus.galaxy.750pix.jpg S Circinus 11
ESO 269-57 Galaxy.ap19.2003.750pix.jpg SB(r)a Centaurus 12.49[1]
ESO 510-G13 Warped galaxy.jpg Sa: pec sp Hydra 13.4
IC 342 SAB(rs)cd Camelopardalis 9.1
IC 442 S Camelopardalis 13.8
IC 1296 SBbc Lyra 14.8
ISOHDFS 27 ISOHDFS 27.jpg S
IC 2163 NGC2207+IC2163.jpg SB(rs)c pec Canis Major 11.6
IC 4970 NGC 6872 and IC 4970.jpg SA0- pec Pavo 12.7
LEDA 100170, Dwingeloo 1 SB(s)cd Cassiopeia 8.3
M31, Andromeda M31bobo.jpg SA(s)b Andromeda 4.36
M33, Triangulum Galaxy M33.jpg SA(s)cd Triangulum 6.3
M51a, Whirlpool Galaxy Messier51 sRGB.jpg SA(s)bc pec Canes Venatici 9.0
M58 M58 3.6 5.8 8.0 microns spitzer.png SAB(rs)b Virgo 10.5
M61 SAB(rs)bc Virgo 10.2
M63, Sunflower Galaxy M63.jpg SA(rs)bc Canes Venatici 9.3
M64, Black Eye Galaxy Blackeyegalaxy.jpg (R)SA(rs)ab Coma Berenices 9.4
M65 Messier object 065.jpg SAB(rs)a Leo 10.3
M66 Sig05-016.jpg SAB(s)b Leo 9.7
M74 SA(s)c Pisces 9.95
M77 (R)SA(rs)b Cetus 9.6
M81 SA(s)ab Ursa Major 7.9
M83 Messier object 083.jpg SAB(s)c Hydra 8.2
M88 SA(rs)b Coma Berenices 10.4
M90 Messier object 090.jpg SAB(rs)ab Virgo 10.3
M91 Messier91.jpg SBb(rs) Coma Berenices 11.0
M94 Messier object 094.jpg SA(r)ab Canes Venatici 9.0
M95 Messier95 spitzer.jpg SB(r)b Leo 11.4
M96 SAB(rs)ab Leo 10.1
M98 M98.jpg SAB(s)ab Coma Berenices 11
M99, Coma Pinwheel Galaxy M99atlas.jpg SA(s)c Coma Berenices 10.4
M100 Spiral Galaxy M100.jpg SAB(s)bc Coma Berenices 10.1
M101, Pinwheel Galaxy M101 hires STScI-PRC2006-10a.jpg SAB(rs)cd Ursa Major 8.3
M104, Sombrero Galaxy M104 ngc4594 sombrero galaxy hi-res.jpg SA(s)a Virgo 9.0
M106 Messier 106-1.jpg SAB(s)bc Canes Venatici 9.1
M108 M108.jpg SB(s)cd Ursa Major 10.7
M109 Messier object 109.jpg SB(rs)bc Ursa Major 10.6
Maffei 2 Maf2atlas.jpg SAB(rs)bc Cassiopeia 16.0
Milky Way Milkyway pan1.jpg SBa[citation needed] N/A N/A
NGC 1 SA(s)b Pegasus 13.65
NGC 2 Sab Pegasus +15.0
NGC 17 Hubble Interacting Galaxy NGC 17 (2008-04-24).jpg Sc Cetus 15.3
NGC 47 SB(rs)bc Cetus 13.5
NGC 247 GALEX-NGC247.jpg SAB(s)d Cetus 9.9
NGC 253, Sculptor Galaxy Ngc253 2mass barred spiral.jpg SAB(s)c Sculptor 8.0
NGC 300 Composite Image of NGC 300.jpg SA(s)d Sculptor 9.0
NGC 514 NGC 0514 I FUV g2006.jpg SAB(rs)c Pisces 12.2
NGC 625 NGC 625 GALEX.jpg SB(s)m Phoenix 11.7
NGC 772 NGC772 SN2003hl SN2003iq 6223 Dahl.jpg SA(s)b Aries 11.1
NGC 891 NGC891.jpg SA(s)b Andromeda 10.8
NGC 1032 S0/a Cetus 12.6
NGC 1042 SAB(rs)cd Cetus 14.0
NGC 1055 NGC 1055 I FUV g2006.jpg SBb:II-III: spindle Cetus 11.6
NGC 1087 SAB(rs)c Cetus 12.2
NGC 1090 SB(rs)bc Cetus[2] 12.5
NGC 1097 Coiled Galaxy.jpg R'_1:)SB(r'l)bSy1 Fornax 10.2
NGC 1232 NGC891.jpg SAB(rs)c Eridanus 10.9
NGC 1300 Hubble2005-01-barred-spiral-galaxy-NGC1300.jpg (R')SB(s)bc Eridanus 11.4
NGC 1365 PIA07901.png (R')SBb(s)b Fornax 10.3
NGC 1512 NGC 1512.jpg SB(r)ab Horologium 11.1
NGC 1532 SB(s)b pec Eridanus 10.7
NGC 1637 NGC 1637.jpg SAB(rs)c Eridanus 11.5
NGC 2207 NGC2207+IC2163.jpg SAB(rs)bc pec Canis Major 12.2
NGC 2403 NGC 2403HST.jpg SAB(s)cd Camelopardalis 8.9
NGC 2442 Ngc2442 potw.jpg SAB(s)bc pec Volans 11.2
NGC 2541 SA(s)cd Lynx[3] 12.3
NGC 2683 NGC2683.jpg SA(rs)b Lynx 10.6
NGC 2715 SABc Camelopardalis[4] 12[5]
NGC 2841 NGC2841 3.6 5.8 8.0 microns spitzer.png SA(r)b Ursa Major 10.1
NGC 2903 NGC 2903 GALEX.jpg SB(s)d Leo 9.7
NGC 2976 NGC2976 3.6 5.8 8.0 microns spitzer.png SAc pec Ursa Major 10.8
NGC 2997 NGC 2997 ESO.jpg SA(s)c Antlia 10.1
NGC 3054 SAB(r)bc Hydra 12.6
NGC 3079 NGC 3079 (captured by the Hubble Space Telescope).jpg SB(s)c Ursa Major 11.5
NGC 3109 NGC 3109 2MASS.jpg SB(s)m Hydra 10.4
NGC 3184 NGC3184 3.6 5.8 8.0 microns spitzer.png SA(s)b Ursa Major 9.6
NGC 3223 Antlia 12
NGC 3310 NGC 3310.jpg SAB(r)bc pec Ursa Major 11.2
NGC 3314 Galactic Silhouettes - GPN-2000-000893.jpg SBbc/SAab Hydra 12.5
NGC 3370 NGC 3370 Hi.jpg SA(s)c Leo 12.3
NGC 3486 Sb Leo Minor[6] 11.0[6]
NGC 3521 SABbc Leo[6] 10[6]
NGC 3596 SAB(rs)c Leo 12.0
NGC 3628 Ngc3678.jpg SAb pec Leo 14.0
NGC 3877 Sc Ursa Major 12.1
NGC 3949 NGC 3949.jpg SA(s)bc Ursa Major 11.5
NGC 3953 NGC3953.jpg SB(r)bc Ursa Major 10.8
NGC 3982 Ngc.galaxy.arp.750pix.jpg SAB(r)b Ursa Major 12.0
NGC 4013 NGC 4013HSTFull.jpg SAb Ursa Major 19.2
NGC 4027 SB(s)dm Corvus 11.7
NGC 4088 SAB(rs)bc Ursa Major 11.2
NGC 4216 Ngc4216.jpg SAB(s)b Virgo 11.0
NGC 4314 NGC 4314HST1998-21-b-full.jpg SBa [7] Coma Berenices
NGC 4395 Ngc4395.jpg SA(s)m Canes Venatici[6] 10.6
NGC 4414 NGC 4414 (NASA-med).jpg SA(rs)c Coma Berenices 11.0
NGC 4565 Needle Galaxy 4565.jpeg SA(s)b Coma Berenices 10.42
NGC 4618 NGC 4618 I FUV g2006.jpg SB(rs)m Canes Venatici 11.2
NGC 4625 NGC 4625 I FUV g2006.jpg SAB(rs)m pec Canes Venatici 13.2
NGC 4631 NGC 4631 I FUV g2006.jpg SB(s)d Canes Venatici 9.8
NGC 4725 NGC 4725.jpg SAB(r)ab pec Coma Berenices 10.1
NGC 4911 NGC 4911.jpg Sb [7] Coma Berenices Unknown
NGC 4945 NGC 4945.jpg SB(s)cd Centaurus 9.3
NGC 5005 NGC5005.jpg SAB(rs)bc Canes Venatici 10.6
NGC 5033 NGC5033.jpg SA(s)c Canes Venatici 10.8
NGC 5068 SB(s)d Virgo 10.5
NGC 5078 NGC5078.jpg SA(s)a Hydra 11.8
NGC 5091 Sb pec sp Centaurus 13.9
NGC 5164 SBb Ursa Major 14.1
NGC 5257 SAB(s)b pec Virgo 12.9
NGC 5258 SA(s)b pec Virgo 12.9
NGC 5474 NGC 5474 I FUV g2006.jpg SA(s)cd pec Ursa Major 11.3
NGC 5624 S Virgo 14.6
NGC 5713 NGC 5713 I FUV g2006.jpg SAB(rs)bc pec Virgo 12.1
NGC 5921 NGC5921.jpg SB(r)bc Serpens Caput 11.5
NGC 6744 Ngc 6744.jpg SAB(r)bc Pavo 9.14
NGC 6745 NGC 6745.jpg S Lyra 13.3
NGC 6872 NGC 6872 and IC 4970.jpg SAB(rs)c Pavo 12.7
NGC 6946 SpiralGalaxy NGC6946.jpg SAB(rs)cd Cepheus 9.6
NGC 7217 (R)SA(r)ab Pegasus 11.0
NGC 7318 Stephans Quintet cutout.jpg SB(s)bc pec Pegasus 14.4 / 13.9
NGC 7331 NGC 7331 zoomed.jpg SA(s)b Pegasus 10.4
NGC 7479 NGC 7479.jpg SB(s)c Pegasus 11.6
NGC 7742 Seyfert Galaxy NGC 7742.jpg SA(r)b Pegasus 12.4
NGC 7752 SAB(rs)bc Pegasus 12.8
NGC 7793 NGC 7793SpitzerFull.jpg SA(s)d Sculptor 10.0
NGC 7814 NGC 7814 Hubble WikiSky.jpg SA(S)ab Pegasus 11.6
UGC 10214, Tadpole Galaxy UGC 10214HST.jpg SB(s)c pec Draco 14.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ VizieR Service at Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. "VizieR Detailed Page". Retrieved December 27, 2006.
  2. ^ Normandin, George (2002). "Barred Spiral Galaxy NGC 1090". Retrieved Dec. 26, 2006
  3. ^ Matthews, Doug & Betts, Charles (2003). "NGC 2541". Retrieved Dec. 26 2006.
  4. ^ Frommert, Hartmut. "NGC 2715". Retrieved on December 26, 2006.
  5. ^ Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. "VizieR Detailed Page". Retrieved on December 26, 2006.
  6. ^ a b c d e Celestia version 1.4.1. Laurel, Chris, 2006.
  7. ^ a b SIMBAD service at Centre de Données astronomiques de Strasbourg. "SIMBAD". Retrieved on April 9, 2013.

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