What happened to this?

https://www.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=40.1061&dec=-2.7253&layer=decals-dr5&zoom=13

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looks like it’s undergoing sphagettification

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My guess is post merger/merger is what we are seeing. Could also be an interaction with the galaxy to the right or some tidal stretching going on but seems a bit extreme. Stunning though

Imagine the view from one of the elongated arms!

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Would be something!

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