- Thin Galaxies (Tri) -

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)

NGC973 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: NGC973, UGC2048
Type: GLX, SY2
Constellation: Tri
Coordinates: 02h34m20.10s / +32°30'20.01"
Brightness / Size: 12m8 / 3.7x0.5'
8" f/6, 80x, Bortle 4-, SQM-L 20.8
At 80x and 150x very thin, elongated, tapering endings, evenly bright.
DIFFICULT

UGC1281 (GLX)

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Image source: DSS II (blue) - 5×5'
Name: UGC1281, PGC6699
Type: GLX
Constellation: Tri
Coordinates: 01h49m31.71s / +32°35'16.20"
Brightness / Size: 12m6 / 4.5x0.5'
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 5, NELM 5.5+, SQM-L 20.8
Glimpsed with averted vision as very faint, very elongated nebula.

DIFFICULT
8" f/6, 133x, Bortle 4, NELM 6.0+, SQM-L 21.1
Very thin, elongated, evenly bright. Faint.
MODERATE