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On the Stationarity of a Spiral Structure in Disk Galaxies

Destructible Bars in Disk Galaxies under the Dynamical Influence of a Massive Central Black Hole

What Kinds of Accretion Disks Are There in the Nuclei of Radio Galaxies?

Probing the Disk–Jet Connection of the Radio Galaxy 3C 120 Observed with Suzaku

Water-Vapor Maser Disk at the Nucleus of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy NGC 3079

Nuclear-to-Disk Rotation Curves of Galaxies in the Ha and [N II] Emission Lines

Errata: Destructible Bars in Disk Galaxies under the Dynamical Influence of a Massive Central Black Hole

Colors and Mass-to-Light Ratios of Bulges and Disks of Nearby Spiral Galaxies

Indications of M-dwarf deficits in the halo and thick disk of the Galaxy

Mass models of disc galaxies from the DiskMass Survey in modified Newtonian dynamics

Toward First-Principle Simulations of Galaxy Formation: I. How Should We Choose Star-Formation Criteria in High-Resolution Simulations of Disk Galaxies?

Unified Rotation Curve of the Galaxy — Decomposition into de Vaucouleurs Bulge, Disk, Dark Halo, and the 9-kpc Rotation Dip —

Detection of a Sub-Keplerian Water Maser Disk at the Active Galactic Nucleus of the Galaxy IC 1481

A Massive Disk Galaxy at z [math] 3 along the Line of Sight of QSO 1508[math]5714

Water-Vapor Maser Disk at the Nucleus of the Seyfert 2 Galaxy IC 2560 and its Distance

Errata: Unified Rotation Curve of the Galaxy — Decomposition into de Vaucouleurs Bulge, Disk, Dark Halo, and the 9-kpc Rotation Dip —

Discovery of an Outstanding Disk in the cD Galaxy of the HydraA Cluster

 

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A type of galaxy whose main structure is a thin disk of stars in approximately circular orbits about the centre, and whose light output typically falls off exponentially with radius. The term applies to all types of galaxy other than ellipticals, dwarf spheroidals, and some peculiar galaxies. The disk in lenticular galaxies (type S0) contains very little interstellar material, while the disks of spiral and irregular galaxies contain considerable amounts of gas and dust in addition to the stars.

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