Galaxy Zoo Talk

What is this blue well rounded sphere in the right corner?

  • isolde.buysse by isolde.buysse

    Blue sphere right corner?


  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    The bright blue object is a foreground star from our own galaxy - The Milky Way 😃
    As they are so close (compared to the galaxies we are viewing), the brightness overwhelms the camera, and unusual optical artifacts are caused.