Polar-bulge galaxies

  title={Polar-bulge galaxies},
  author={Vladimir P Reshetnikov and Sergey S. Savchenko and Alexandr V Mosenkov and N. Ya. Sotnikova and Dmitry Bizyaev},
  journal={Astronomy Letters},
Based on SDSS data, we have selected a sample of nine edge-on spiral galaxies with bulges whose major axes show a high inclination to the disk plane. Such objects are called polar-bulge galaxies. They are similar in their morphology to polar-ring galaxies, but the central objects in them have small sizes and low luminosities. We have performed a photometric analysis of the galaxies in the g and r bands and determined the main characteristics of their bulges and disks. We show that the disks of… 

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