Collisional ring


https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=4.3724&dec=-11.2357&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

Found a nice collisional ring in dr9. Have reported it to the Galaxy Zoo team and they like it. Thought you guys might like a peek :slight_smile:

Bill Keel thinks the reddened patch of the ring could be the core of the disrupted disk galaxy.

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This is cool.

For anyone else that didn’t know anything about Collisional Rings:
https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/level5/Sept01/Appleton/frames.html