Could this be gravitational lensing?

http://legacysurvey.org/viewer?ra=150.6115&dec=20.5171&zoom=14&layer=decals-dr7

These are the arcs I think I can see… just my imagination?

Grav lensing arcs.jpg

Red object is a distant edge-on galaxy.


String of blue galaxies. Not sure, maybe just our minds making a connection, like the “Canals of Mars”

Here is information on gravitiational lenses

Zooite Guide to Strong Gravitational Lenses https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/zookeeper/galaxy-zoo/talk/1268/1147844

54 Strong Gravitational Lens candidates in DECaLS, the DESI DECam Legacy Survey

Usual galaxy with bend. I’m not sure what it is.

Sometimes images are affected by bright objects around them. It must be part of the clean-up process.