Could the be an example of "a disk viewed edge-on"?
What is "a disk viewed edge-on" supposed to look like?
by Budgieye moderator
Like a pancake viewed from the side.
2.1 Edge-on, dust lanes https://talk.galaxyzoo.org/#/boards/BGZ0000001/discussions/DGZ0000wrb?page=3
One would be hard pressed to describe it any other way.
The Catalog of Edge-on Disk Galaxies from SDSS. I. The Catalog and the Structural Parameters of Stellar Disks
Bizyaev, D. V.; Kautsch, S. J.; Mosenkov, A. V.; Reshetnikov, V. P.; Sotnikova, N. Ya.; Yablokova, N. V.; Hillyer, R. W.
MCG -01-57-024 early MTG edge-on #spiral Sd