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Subject: AGZ0002k0o

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  • ramberts by ramberts

    What is at 1 o'clock? Quasar or weird effect from overexposed star? It has a very odd shape for a star almost looks like a disturbed galaxy

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  • ramberts by ramberts

    http://skyservice.pha.jhu.edu/DR8/ImgCutout/getjpeg.aspx?ra=152.45279093&dec=32.21099256&scale=0.19806&width=512&height=512&opt=&query=

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Looks like it is a star overlapping a fuzzy galaxy.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    Also a slight misalignment between the 'r 'i and 'z filters - look at the raw images in GZ examine.

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  • ramberts by ramberts

    Can the misalignment make objects look more stretched and less detailed? The SkyServer photo looks more detailed.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    1/3 Yes - 'cause each of the filters are stacked on top of each other. The same way you would see a asteroid as separate red, green and ..

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    2/3 .. blue blobs in an image. It is the same object just captured in a different position as it moves. Ditto for misalignment, just ...

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    3/3 .. it is the scope not the object that has moved. Best I can explain in 140 characters or less.

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