Huge red 'smudge' & faint pink arc(s) suggest some heavy-duty lensing is occurring at the heart of this cluster

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=224.1782&dec=5.8403&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=16

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Yes, I can see some sort of arc to the left.
#group_scale_lens
No mention of lens in SIMBAD and NED

https://www.legacysurvey.org/viewer/cutout.jpg?ra=224.1784&dec=5.8391&layer=ls-dr9&pixscale=0.06&height=700&width=700

https://ned.ipac.caltech.edu/cgi-bin/objsearch?search_type=Near+Position+Search&in_csys=Equatorial&in_equinox=J2000.0&lon=224.1782d&lat=5.8403d&radius=0.16666666666666666&hconst=73&omegam=0.27&omegav=0.73&corr_z=1&z_constraint=Unconstrained&z_value1=&z_value2=&z_unit=z&ot_include=ANY&nmp_op=ANY&out_csys=Equatorial&out_equinox=J2000.0&obj_sort=Distance+to+search+center&of=pre_text&zv_breaker=30000.0&list_limit=5&img_stamp=YES#ObjNo1

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