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Subject: AGZ0002yah

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  • pepijnsunderman by pepijnsunderman

    There seems to be a jet stream in the pricture far from the center of the pict. Showing from 5,5 o clock . could be a jet from a black hole?

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  • Aprilwitch by Aprilwitch

    It's an optical artifact,light from a star.Link here:http://skyserver.sdss3.org/dr8/en/tools/chart/chart.asp?ra=69.34420818&dec=55.99308823

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  • planetaryscience by planetaryscience

    lenticular/spiral in an overexposed red filter.

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    blue filter colour missing

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  • JeanTate by JeanTate

    all 5 filters are there, in AGZ and DR8 images. Check with 'View raw data in different wavelengths' tool, Arcsinh transform. It's very red

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  • JeanTate by JeanTate

    no wonder! a.k.a. ZOAG G150.89+05.92
    ZOAG: Zone of Avoidance Galaxy, i.e. has a low galactic latitude, looking through the Milky Way plane

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  • vrooje by vrooje admin, scientist

    Lovely -- we are seeing this galaxy through our own galactic disk, which obscures and reddens the other galaxy's light. Definitely a #bar !

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