Galaxy Zoo Talk

Dark area in nucleus causing a lens?

  • Northernblogosphere by Northernblogosphere

    Is the dark area in the #nucleus causing a #lens or is this just an #overlay ?


  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    Not a gravitational lens or an overlap - the dark area in the galaxy is an artifact caused by over saturation.

    The object in the top right of the galaxy is most likely a foreground star.