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Subject: ASW0000id5

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  • graham_d by graham_d

    #einstein cross

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  • Kathrin71 by Kathrin71

    not sure about the #einstein cross

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  • JKD by JKD

    ASW0000id5
    aka Einstein Cross
    quasar close to 6 o'clock at the bottom line

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    • = four images of the same colour

    -, : the lensed images are very far apart !

    Undecided !

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  • JasonJason by JasonJason

    Model results

    Image zoom

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  • Aprajita by Aprajita scientist, admin

    this is quite an intriguing system. the lensing galaxy on first look doesn't look massive enough as the red dots are quite far out....

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  • Aprajita by Aprajita scientist, admin

    the configuration of the dots looks intersting. Overall, i'm undecided! i suspect this may be a chance alignment, but would like to be wrong

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  • drphilmarshall by drphilmarshall scientist, admin

    The image separation is the problem here: the cross is about 10 arcsec wide, which would require a cluster of galaxies' worth of mass...

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