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1988AJ.....95..975L STATISTICS OF GALAXY ORIENTATIONS: MORPHOLOGY AND LARGE-SCALE STRUCTURE DIEGO G. LAMBAS, EDWARD J. GROTH, AND P. J. E. PEEBLES Joseph Henry Laboratories, Physics Department, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey 08544 Received 23 November 1987; revised 23 December 1987 ABSTRACT Using the Uppsala General Catalog of bright galaxies and the northern and southern maps of the Lick counts of galaxies, we find statistical evidence of a morphology-orientation effect. Major axes of elliptical galaxies are preferentially oriented along the large-scale features of the Lick maps. However, the orientations of the major axes of spiral and lenticular galaxies show no clear signs of significant nonrandom behavior at a level <~ one-fifth of the effect seen for ellipticals. The angular scale of the detected alignment effect for Uppsala ellipticals extends to at least {theta}~2^deg^, which at a redshift of z~0.02 corresponds to a linear scale of ~2h^-1^ Mpc.
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