Galaxy Zoo Talk

What´s this dusty, irregular, blue-orange thing?

  • Elyon by Elyon

    -||- and that orange spot down there?


  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    The middle object is a galaxy. It is probably a side-on view, the nucleus is the browner part, and the outer arms are blue, since there is more star formation in the arms. The orange spot at the bottom is a "nearby" star in our own galaxy.