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Subject: AGZ0001hvu

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  • Zonix by Zonix

    It looks like rays are coming off of it like it is a blurry star.

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  • jmrinvt by jmrinvt

    Is that something being ejected from a star?

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Those are diffraction spikes. They are artifacts caused by light diffracting around the support vanes of the secondary mirror.

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