Space Warps Talk

what is this

  • Panaramix by Panaramix

    don't know what this is....
    a lens???

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  • JasonJason by JasonJason

    no, not a lens

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    I would think it is a #ringed_galaxy formed after a merger. It would be a good one to use in in the"This is not a lens" explanation.

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  • Panaramix by Panaramix

    the distance of the ring to the core varies. So prob. no Hoag object.

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