Galaxy Zoo Talk

distorted - ellipse or possibly spiral

  • tennisjazz by tennisjazz

    maybe a merger, but really only one nucleus, so how to explain the tail?


  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    I'd call this a disturbed galaxy.
    In the wider and rotated picture there is another galaxy to the bottom of the pic. There could be some interaction between these two.