Galaxy Zoo Talk

Blue dots

  • Scorch24 by Scorch24

    Now, I know stars can be blue, but I've never seen a deep blue like this. Are the stars/cluster blue shifted? Even then, that's a large blue shift. And knowing how the universe moves, seeing a blue shift of that magnitude is odd.


  • JeanTate by JeanTate in response to Scorch24's comment.

    I think the blue dots are artifacts of some sort, perhaps a moving object of some kind?

    There's no sign of them in the SDSS image of the same piece of sky (being blue they'd certainly show up):

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