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Subject: AGZ0003lp6

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  • Gutrocks by Gutrocks

    What are the bright spots at 1, 4 and 7 o'clock positions? Are they other galaxies seen through the subject galaxy, or something else?

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  • Jeremynation by Jeremynation

    Here's a galaxy with some blue stars forming on the outskirts. Yep.

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  • hiwayman by hiwayman

    The two bright blue spots are quasar lens images (standard for quasars to be in pairs or double pairs). They're so bright because quasars

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  • hiwayman by hiwayman

    are incredibly intense. Check out 'Space Warps' for info about galactic lensing. I've checked 13,000 images & lenses come in many shapes.

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Sorry, I don't these bright spots are lensed images. They differ in color for one thing. They are foreground stars from our galaxy.

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  • leonie_van_vliet by leonie_van_vliet

    J1115588-1222444--galaxy #fore-groundstars, milky-way... 😃

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