Gravitational lens?

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=143.8129&dec=0.7968&layer=hsc-dr2&zoom=16&desifoot=321.4806,-56.5922

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possibly, I’d have posted it as such…looks like it’s in three clumps

Can confirm. Also, WHAT IS THIS MESS!?!?
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I wonder why. #interesting-things:beautiful-or-unusual-objects

Also this is a known candidate, unlisted in SIMBAD database but this is listed as a HSC candidate catalog.

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