- Thin Galaxies (Gem) -

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) Tri (2)
Ari (1) Com (4) Dra (9) Lac (2) Peg (6) UMa (7)
Boo (1) CVn (5) Gem (1) Leo (5) Psc (2) Vir (4)
Cam (3) Cyg (1) Her (1) LMi (1) Sex (1)

NGC2357 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC2357, UGC3782
Type: GLX
Constellation: Gem
Coordinates: 07h17m40.98s / +23°21'24.28"
Brightness / Size: 13m3 / 3.6x0.5'
8" f/6, 150x, Bortle 4
Extremely faint, very elongated, evenly bright.
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