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Subject: AGZ0009gum

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  • zeklh by zeklh

    Very strange object. Looks like a calabash with a blue edge. Perhaps the result of a merging process? Never seen something similar before.

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  • zoob1172 by zoob1172

    #badsim Simulated galaxy from Illustris http://www.illustris-project.org/ the site has information about the project

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  • ElisabethB by ElisabethB moderator

    Yep, it is a sim from the Illustris data set and in these images the blue/white smudges are star forming areas in the galaxy.

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  • SamPatlik by SamPatlik

    Very interesting object for sure.

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  • ScoJo by ScoJo

    Uneven, rough border with lighter color then central part of mass. Irregular shape with color variations ranging from tan to white

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