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Subject: AGZ000283b

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  • PattyD by PattyD

    Is the prominent red object a star? The background is phenomenal. Reminds me of the final transit scene in the movie 2001: A Space Odyssey.

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  • Padme-1 by Padme-1

    Yes it is a star and it is very beautiful.

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  • Panda- by Panda-

    It looks like the star is on fire.

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The orange glow is an optical artifact.

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  • Alpha_Aurigae by Alpha_Aurigae

    The red star is NLTT 19480 -- A High proper-motion Star

    http://astronomy.swin.edu.au/cosmos/P/Proper+motion

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    interesting.. (the red star, not the central target galaxy)

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