Star formation in eliptical?

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=2.9269&dec=20.9739&layer=ls-dr9&zoom=15
This galaxy either has a strange neighborhood or it is behind it?

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It might be gas in the galaxy being irradiated by UV light from the nucleus.

https://arxiv.org/pdf/1110.6921.pdf

https://d3i71xaburhd42.cloudfront.net/f0ba726cefe83ba5d0530cf04d67dac6c817e3cd/18-Figure10-1.png

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I don’t know, because it could be remnan ts from another galaxy to my perspective.

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