Last updated: July-7-99

Bulge Types

Peanut-shaped (P-type) and Box-shaped (B-type) bulges have been noted by many observers [8, 38, 73, 90, 113, 152, 182, 267, 271 ] and a list of 41 such objects (30 of which are from a survey with delta < -18°) is presented by [159]; an all-sky survey [107], complete to B = 13.2 mag, gives 74 box-shaped galaxies including photographs and isophotal tracings.


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