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
SDSS J151713.93+213516.8 Mini Hoag.jpg This galaxy can be seen behind Hoag's Object
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 1512 NGC 1512.jpg PGC 14391 38 Mly Galaxy exhibits a double-ring structure
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 4622 NGC 4622HSTFull.jpg PGC 42701 200 Mly unbarred spiral galaxy with ring
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, 2MASX J02182639+0539139[7] 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
PGC 1000714 PGC 1000714 - GALEX.jpg 360 Mly double-ringed galaxy

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "NGC 1291". Capella Observatory. 2005. Retrieved April 1, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Results for NGC 1533". NASA/IPAC Extragalactic Database. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  3. ^ Ryan-Weber, Emma; Webster, Rachel; Bekki, Kenji (April 2003). Jessica L. Rosenberg; Mary E. Putman, eds. Galactic Recycling: The HI Ring Around NGC 1533. The IGM/Galaxy Connection: the Distribution of Baryons at z=0, ASSL Conference Proceedings. 281. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 223. arXiv:astro-ph/0209321Freely accessible. Bibcode:2003ASSL..281..223R. doi:10.1007/978-94-010-0115-1_40. 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 1775". SIMBAD. Centre de données astronomiques de Strasbourg. Retrieved July 29, 2013.