Author Topic: Dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies (Dust lane ellipticals)  (Read 61976 times)

Thomas J

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Re: Dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #30 on: October 21, 2008, 09:16:45 pm »
I have noticed a few more of these appearing in the newbie thread and there seems to be a bit of interest here. To that end, I have amended the title to 'dust lanes in 'non spiral' galaxies'. I liked the thingies title but if there is interest, a more formal title may work better
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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #31 on: October 22, 2008, 12:08:31 am »
Tom, is this one of the elliptical you and Henk were looking for?  It's never been posted.

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587736942529741210

Galaxy Ref# 587736942529741210



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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #32 on: October 22, 2008, 12:11:49 am »
Tom, is this one of the elliptical you and Henk were looking for?  It's never been posted.

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This is one of the best images I have ever seen. Perhaps merging?
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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #33 on: October 22, 2008, 01:08:47 am »
Tom, is this one of the elliptical you and Henk were looking for?  It's never been posted.

Galaxy Ref# 587736942529741210



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This is one of the best images I have ever seen. Perhaps merging?

I think they're merging.  Here's another one:
Galaxy Ref# 587733399190634661
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587733399190634661




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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #34 on: October 22, 2008, 01:51:05 am »
Tom, I'm posting this galaxy here because I think it's an elliptical with a dust lane...it was posted in the edge on spirals.

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587739814244712759
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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #35 on: October 22, 2008, 02:00:51 am »
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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #36 on: October 22, 2008, 02:12:44 am »
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587739809961672858
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Tom, this was posted on the oddballs thread.  I think you need to take a look.  Thank you.  ;D



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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #37 on: October 22, 2008, 02:29:57 am »
Tom, is this one of the elliptical you and Henk were looking for?  It's never been posted.

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587736942529741210

Galaxy Ref# 587736942529741210



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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #38 on: October 22, 2008, 02:31:42 am »

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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #41 on: October 22, 2008, 05:56:19 am »

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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #42 on: October 22, 2008, 07:11:53 pm »
I think they're merging.  Here's another one:
Galaxy Ref# 587733399190634661
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587733399190634661




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I like this one. The NED classification is spiral but looking at the spectrum I would say that this is more like the chart I would expect to see for an elliptical or lenticular. Would anyone care to comment on the chart

  Btw, the absoption lines show up the dust, quite nicely, I think.

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Re: dust lanes in 'non-spiral' galaxies
« Reply #44 on: October 23, 2008, 02:51:13 am »
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/quicklook/quickobj.asp?id=587731521210155157

Galaxy Ref#587731521210155157

A newbie posted this on the newbie's thread.



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