Galaxy Zoo Talk

#possible supernova

  • JPML123 by JPML123

    this is the second galaxy i have seen today with a very bight light within it
    not sure if its a star in the foreground or a super nova with in the galaxy


  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator in response to jpml123's comment.

    Hi and welcome @jpml123 😃

    The orange object in the top left of the galaxy is a foreground star. Supernovas tend to be a clean blue/green in the SDSS images.

    Just remember we do not classify SDSS images all the time, so the colour could change between surveys 😃

    Hope this helps!