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Intermediate spiral galaxy

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Intermediate spiral galaxy


An intermediate spiral galaxy is a galaxy that is in between the classifications of a barred spiral galaxy and an unbarred spiral galaxy.[1][2] It is designated as SAB in the galaxy morphological classification scheme.[1][2]

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Example Type Image Information Notes
SAB0- SAB0- is a type of lenticular galaxy
SAB0 SAB0 is a type of lenticular galaxy
SAB0+ SAB0+ is a type of lenticular galaxy
SAB0/a SAB0/a can also be considered a type of intermediate lenticular galaxy
Messier 65 SABa M65 is actually an "SAB(rs)a"
NGC 4725 SABab NGC 4725 is actually an "SAB(r)ab pec"
Messier 66 SABb M66 is actually an "SAB(s)b"
Messier 106 SABbc M106 is actually an "SAB(s)bc"
Sculptor Galaxy SABc Sculptor is actually an "SAB(s)c"
NGC 2403 SABcd NGC 2403 is actually an "SAB(s)cd"
SABd
SABdm SABdm can also be considered a type of intermediate Magellanic spiral
NGC 4625 SABm SABm is a type of Magellanic spiral (Sm) NGC 4625 is actually an "SAB(rs)m pec"

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