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KurtJansson

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Ring Galaxy thread
« on: July 26, 2007, 02:55:27 pm »
How about a "ring galaxy thread" where we collect all the ring galaxies we can find?

I'll start with this one:



Galaxy Ref: 587739707411923113


Further information in German about ring galaxies:


« Last Edit: October 06, 2007, 01:18:59 am by KurtJansson »
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2007, 02:58:46 pm »
That reminds me - didn't Chris Lintott specifically request notification of such objects in his blog??

Why are these so special - any zookeepers know??
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #2 on: July 26, 2007, 03:01:01 pm »
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This is a clockwise that looks like it is turning into a ringed galaxy.

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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #3 on: July 26, 2007, 03:11:14 pm »
I keep a folder on my desktop for ringed elipses.. creepy buggers.
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #4 on: July 26, 2007, 03:19:08 pm »
That reminds me - didn't Chris Lintott specifically request notification of such objects in his blog??

Why are these so special - any zookeepers know??

Because people thought that they were very rare - from the response we got from you guys, maybe they're not so rare.

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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #5 on: July 26, 2007, 03:24:44 pm »
Great idea, it's crazy trying to keep up with a thread per galaxy.

Here's my most spectacular ring so far:

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=588023668092174435

Others:
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587732053773058465
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587741726576279619
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587741828044161044

If they're supposed to be rare, I seem to be getting a lot of them! (These aren't all that I've found, by far.)
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #6 on: July 26, 2007, 03:29:23 pm »
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Just found this one.

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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #7 on: July 26, 2007, 03:43:52 pm »
Merging ring galaxies?


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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #8 on: July 26, 2007, 03:48:46 pm »
A few more


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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #9 on: July 26, 2007, 04:05:29 pm »
Here is two I found recently, I probably have some more written down somewhere that I will try to find.


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ID=587736477597696163
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #11 on: July 26, 2007, 04:11:51 pm »
That third one looks like the inner bulge is on a different plane than the outer ring, bad1! Neat!
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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #13 on: July 26, 2007, 04:38:28 pm »

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Re: ring galaxy thread
« Reply #14 on: July 26, 2007, 04:42:27 pm »
another one
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