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Subject: AGZ00049jz

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  • graham_d by graham_d

    #merger #spirals

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  • Alla_Alla by Alla_Alla

    I think it's an unidentified object( in the lower right corner)

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The spiky object is a foreground star from our galaxy. The colors, spikes and weird center are all optical artifacts

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  • Micheline by Micheline

    Is there a lens on both galaxies, or interference from star?

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Both galaxies are heavily distorted. No lensing going on, sorry. Nice #merger ! 😄

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