Polar ring galaxies thread

Post your polar ring galaxies here - Please remember to include the RA, and Dec or a link to the viewer to have us get more information and look at the object.

I recommend you should check this list for any possible candidates that have been already found.
https://www.canva.com/design/DAF7_KD1AbI/reYU_uUKK2HBUfjsxq9_sg/view?utm_content=DAF7_KD1AbI&utm_campaign=designshare&utm_medium=link2&utm_source=sharebutton

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Examples of known polar rings - Collected from PRC catalog

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=24.7300&dec=-7.7653&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=37.0833&dec=-31.8809&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=133.8959&dec=58.7340&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=11

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=186.9266&dec=28.7006&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=191.2047&dec=-40.7143&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=228.9844&dec=43.1669&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=20.9498&dec=33.0555&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=70.7818&dec=-62.3269&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=86.1448&dec=-26.0885&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=144.3023&dec=38.0930&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=148.2247&dec=-22.8093&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=156.0423&dec=78.6293&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=11

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=171.7190&dec=-27.7059&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=193.1350&dec=-15.8743&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=201.0615&dec=-10.6545&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=12

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=222.8099&dec=35.5420&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=294.6597&dec=-56.4573&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=305.9789&dec=-50.6516&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=324.5834&dec=-21.3185&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=342.8416&dec=-20.2471&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=15.7055&dec=-47.1858&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

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https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=25.7774&dec=13.6560&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=11

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=124.9077&dec=21.1152&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=183.1127&dec=29.1499&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=185.0644&dec=33.6611&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=191.5657&dec=-41.7055&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=311.0484&dec=-61.9887&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=173.1445&dec=53.0701&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=10

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=2.2983&dec=-0.6153&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=15

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just found this on my travels - very small
ra=164.7602 dec= -9.8818

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ra=318.8973 dec= -46.8668

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From the SPRC catalogue

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=2.2985&dec=-0.6153&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=10.2642&dec=-9.9410&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=40.7435&dec=-0.9524&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=118.1436&dec=29.3473&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=125.1591&dec=15.6167&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=132.1335&dec=32.3369&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=138.7244&dec=49.6398&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=139.5670&dec=20.3688&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=149.7995&dec=16.4784&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=152.1786&dec=14.3673&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=154.3228&dec=41.0994&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=156.5016&dec=4.2424&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=176.1833&dec=23.1633&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=178.1179&dec=5.0125&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=181.8029&dec=7.6624&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=184.8772&dec=14.8784&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=12

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=186.4991&dec=15.7024&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=191.0626&dec=17.0138&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=193.2905&dec=49.8090&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=10.2641&dec=-9.9410&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=197.0710&dec=45.3767&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=204.7688&dec=2.1638&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=209.9241&dec=25.0130&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=213.6929&dec=30.4223&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=214.5669&dec=20.5260&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=220.9530&dec=16.1584&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=227.8086&dec=37.0431&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=234.6896&dec=65.4608&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=236.8521&dec=38.9317&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=312.0230&dec=0.0693&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

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continued

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=149.7732&dec=2.6363&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=239.1790&dec=48.0484&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=40.4874&dec=-6.7921&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

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ra=131.5451 dec= -3.6702

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ra=358.5248 dec= -2.5111

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Should this count, since it’s not “polar” enough?

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=191.5663&dec=-41.7061&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=12

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it’s an odd looking galaxy if nothing else ~ not sure about it being a p-r though

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just found this very long linear feature very close to the ‘p-r’

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https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=177.2272&dec=-33.3449&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=14 Polar ring?

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https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=318.8983&dec=-46.8741&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

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https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=244.5722&dec=55.2002&layer=hsc-dr2&zoom=14

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http://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=7.2327&dec=9.3298&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

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Selected objects from this thread:

Forgot this thread exists, we’ll continue with this new one.

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=3.8513&dec=18.7736&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=56.8123&dec=-22.9615&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=344.6470&dec=16.2346&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=14

Galaxy Cruise
https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=21.1552&dec=0.6609&layer=hsc-dr3&zoom=16
image

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=271.1025&dec=66.9129&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

image

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=40.1186&dec=-61.5145&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=13

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=63.6152&dec=-40.2790&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15&spectra

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=333.9861&dec=2.5363&layer=hsc-dr2&zoom=15

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Found by Ed in the clouds. I dont remember the topic, I refound it

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer-dev/?ra=118.1431&dec=29.3474&layer=ls-dr10&zoom=15&const

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No references

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=91.9793&dec=-65.8751&layer=ls-dr10-grz&zoom=12

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Search using the George Stein Galaxy Finder
Somehow listed as a gravitational lens candidate from SIMBAD.

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=151.6228&dec=-7.6090&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15
Objects taken from the George Stein Galayx finder

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=164.9082&dec=-7.1585&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=355.9995&dec=10.7167&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=28.5308&dec=23.3863&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=164.6721&dec=33.8553&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=29.0958&dec=-10.3577&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=201.3885&dec=27.3797&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15

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