Galaxy Zoo Talk

curved edge-on?

  • zysyx by zysyx

    Why would this edge-on spiral be curved? Is this artifact/distortion? Regardless, it's my first real edge-on dustlane! 😃


  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The galaxy does look disturbed, but even after zooming out there is not an obvious culprit in sight. Could be the result of a fly-by.