Data from the SDSS survey are used to study two galaxies with X-structures (UGC 501 and UGC 12253) visible from the edge. Both objects are spiral galaxies of late morphological types with extended stellar disks. The X-structures in the galaxies have different sizes and shapes. The possibility that the different observational parameters of the X-structures in UGC 501 and UGC 12253 are related to different characteristics of their underlying galaxies is discussed (primarily in the relative contribution of the dark halo).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)15-22
Number of pages8
Issue number1
Early online date25 Mar 2020
Publication statusPublished - 25 Mar 2020

Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics

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