Galaxy Zoo Talk

large blue dots

  • DavinaD67 by DavinaD67

    There are at least five large blue dots in the lower arm of this spiral.


  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Hi DavinaD67 and welcome to the Zoo

    This is a simulated galaxy from the Illustris dataset. See here for more information on these images :

    And in these images blue (or white) dots or smudges signify star forming areas in the galaxy.

    Happy huntng ! 😄