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  • bluemagi by bluemagi

    Hi, This is a new one for me. SDSS is focused on a red object which is called unknown its OBJ/ID:1237671142552306193. The beautiful spiral is on Simbad. Cheers, bluemagi

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    It looks as if the algorithm tried to divide by zero, or something like that. It looks like a red dwarf star.

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    http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr14/en/tools/explore/summary.aspx?id=1237671142552306193

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    SDSS J113051.76-042139.2
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    Type run rerun camcol field obj SDSS ObjID
    UNKNOWN 5976 301 6 149 529 1237671142552306193
    RA, Dec Galactic Coordinates (l, b)
    Decimal Sexagesimal l b
    172.715691125, -4.360901355 11:30:51.76, -04:21:39.24 268.157359841 52.982952459
    Imaging
    WARNING: This object's photometry may be unreliable. See the photometric flags below.
    Flags TOO_FEW_GOOD_DETECTIONS STATIONARY BINNED1 NOPETRO NODEBLEND BLENDED EDGE BRIGHT

    Magnitudes
    u g r i z
    -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00
    Magnitude uncertainties
    err_u err_g err_r err_i err_z
    -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00 -9999.00
    Image MJD mode Other observations parentID nChild extinction_r PetroRad_r (arcsec)
    -99999 - -99999 -99999 -99999 - -

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  • bluemagi by bluemagi

    Smeg! Love Red Dwarf. Thanks Budgieye.

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    About 3/4 of all stars are red dwarfs, according to the noted information source, Wikipedia

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_dwarf

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