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Subject: AGZ0002rfp

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  • Veegee by Veegee

    I don't think it is anything other than a camera flair, but sure looks cool and centered on that #spiral!

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  • StereoSpace by StereoSpace

    Agree. Very cool.

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  • williamaskew by williamaskew

    This is odd. i looked on SS and this doesnt seem to be coming from any where, ie star. when larger it seems to have form.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    Please don't call it SS 😃 It is SkyServer 😃 I will have a look...

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    1/3 I think they are in fact diffraction spikes from a star off screen to the left. If you look at the widescreen image there is a similar..

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    2/3 but fainter artifact just below this one. Both spatially relate to 2 stars that happen to be imaged in a different field on the left.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    3/3 Because they are in different fields we can have artifacts that would only be visible to images within this field. Hope this helps!

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  • williamaskew by williamaskew

    I saw the star. these are visible on WISE

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  • williamaskew by williamaskew

    i cant see the similar ones you talk about . could be my screen though.

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    http://skyserver.sdss3.org/dr8/en/tools/chart/chart.asp?ra=18.32208446&dec=23.26652521

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  • Capella05 by Capella05 moderator

    1' below the bright one

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  • megadeth4ever8000 by megadeth4ever8000

    two red streams. #what is it???

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  • Claudio_Pulcher by Claudio_Pulcher

    intriguing 😃

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The two red beams are optical artifacts caused by a bright star outside of this image : http://tinyurl.com/pjot4sl

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