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Subject: AGZ0008cr6

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  • phoebemeow by phoebemeow

    What is the bright orange-red dot? Also, Can someone explain how this galaxy is classified?

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    The red dot is a foreground star from our galaxy.The galaxy is a simulate galaxy from the Illustris data set. See http://tinyurl.com/o2j34ky

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    As for the central galaxy : I'd go for a very disturbed barred spiral, merging with the smaller one at the bottom.

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