Galaxy Zoo Talk

strange center

  • tschubu by tschubu

    What kind of objekt in the center of this galaxy might it be?


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

    Welcome to Galaxy Zoo, tschubu!

    This is not a galaxy, it's a star; the weird thing in the center is an artifact (the camera's CCDs saturated). Here's what the field looks like in SDSS:

    enter image description here

    Hope this helps and happy hunting! 😃