- Thin Galaxies (Sex) -

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)

NGC3044 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (red) - 8×8'
Name: NGC3044, UGC5311, H3.254
Type: GLX
Constellation: Sex
Coordinates: 09h53m40.88s / +01°34'46.74"
Brightness / Size: 11m9 / 4.7x0.7'
120mm f/5, 75x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.5: Towards horizon the sky was unfortunately a bit hazy. Difficult to held. Just a very faint, elongated, thin glow.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4, SQM-L 21.0
SQM-L 20.7: Quite high surface brightness, somewhat evident, thin and very elongated with tapering endings.
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