Galaxy Zoo Talk

Blue-greenish object

  • Maurits234 by Maurits234


    Does anyone have any idea what the blue-greenish object left of the centered galaxy is?

    Kind regards,


  • JeanTate by JeanTate in response to Maurits234's comment.

    Welcome to Galaxy Zoo, Martits234! 😃

    It's the ghost image (a kind of artifact) of a star, in our own galaxy; here's the same field in SDSS (orientation and scale are different):

    enter image description here

    Happy hunting!