Galaxy Zoo Talk

Einstein ring or inner ringed galaxy? AGZ0005AA4 1237679322857472081

  • c_cld by c_cld

    #lens or #ring ?
    hint of arm attached to the ring but not sure..


  • drphilmarshall by drphilmarshall scientist

    I think this is a ring of star formation - this galaxy doesn't look massive enough to be a lens, with that Einstein radius. If it was a lens, what mass would it have to have? Given rough estimates for redshifts etc... We could do with a tool for answering that sort of question...


  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    Just tagging as a #no_lens to remove from collection.