It seems odd to have two giant focal points at polar ends of that galaxy.
by ElisabethB moderator
Hi Apate3 and welcome to the Zoo
The two blue smudges at the ends of the galaxy are star forming areas in this simulated Illustris galaxy.
See here : http://blog.galaxyzoo.org/2015/11/11/blue-stuff-in-the-illustris-galaxy-images/ for more information.
Happy hunting! 😄