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Subject: ASW0002kpo

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  • tashipoo by tashipoo

    lens in middle?

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  • tashipoo by tashipoo

    how about this one?

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  • tashipoo by tashipoo

    possible lens in middle?

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  • mitch by mitch

    looks reasonable for a #lens

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  • drphilmarshall by drphilmarshall scientist, admin

    Hmm - looks like a #merger to me! A lot of yellow stars being thrown around. Blue arcs are probably star formation resulting from the crash

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  • bernmeister by bernmeister

    Do lensed arcs always need a counter image?

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  • bernmeister by bernmeister

    Do lensed arcs always need a counter image?

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    For arcs? Typically yes, but sometimes they are just too faint to be seen or you may just see some color distortion.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    The full spotters guide has more info, if you want 😃

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