Galaxy Zoo Talk

Bright thing on the right.

  • tzalwel by tzalwel

    What is the bright thing on the right of the picture that emits light in 4 directions? Is it a star that is way closer to the lens?


  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The bright spiky thing on the left is a foreground star from our galaxy. The spikes are optical artifacts (diffraction spikes)