is a rather peculiar galaxy for which two kinematical
systems exist: a nearly edge-on disk (
and an inclined polar ring or strongly warped outer disk (
(Gottesman & Mahon 1990; Baan, Rhoads & Haschick 1992;
Combes et al. 1992). The 6-cm continuum map by Condon et al. (1982) shows
quite extended emission along the inner disk with two peaks roughly 4 apart. HI position-velocity diagrams obtained by Gottesman & Mahon
along the major axes of both systems show a broad absorption line the varying
column density of which resembles the (here unresolved) continuum structure.
This and the map of the integrated mean velocity dispersion shown by the
authors hints at a fast-rotating nuclear ring at
thus belonging to the disk. Further, there are indications for a stellar bar
(Young, Kleinmann & Allen 1988) and very tentatively for nuclear outflow
(Gottesman & Mahon 1990).
Baan, Rhoads & Haschick (1992) obtained both high-resolution HI and
OH absorption measurements with the VLA. They found that a central disk
6 or 300 pc) with a large velocity gradient (see
Table 1) dominates the absorption signature.
The companion UGC 01195, an irregular, distorted galaxy is located 22
or 72 kpc away.
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