Interesting object - Galaxy with faint ring halo

http://viewer.legacysurvey.org//?ra=187.1896&dec=-8.6425&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=14&const

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Welcome! Very interesting find! I think this is some sort of tidal feature, maybe a stellar stream or a collisional ring? Someone please correct me because I am really not sure.

EDIT: definitely a stellar stream - this example is on page 7 of what I linked (thank you AFJ)

The ring is only barely visible in wider view

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WOW! Because of the cropped image I thought it was about the artifact line, but what a nice ring feature!

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I believe this one is in the collage on page 7 of your link :+1:

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That ought to teach me to read what I post fully :slight_smile: thank you

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It is weirdly large. I agree - very cool.

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