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Subject: AGZ00021wc

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  • lostlens by lostlens

    #artifact stars

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  • batuhn93 by batuhn93

    is that an optical mistake or is there two really exactly symmetric galaxis?

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    They are both foreground stars 😃 The algorithm that selects the objects to classify sometimes gets confused with bright foreground stars.

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  • vrooje by vrooje admin, scientist

    Two stars that happen to coincide on the sky -- the image is fuzzy and the computer got confused so thought it was a galaxy!

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    2 answers for the price of one 😄

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