Galaxy Zoo Talk
April 18, 2013 3:02 AM
A Google search confirms atelier's comment.
Definitely NGC 1299.
That blue spot near the center looks like a foreground star if you ask me, but it also happens to resemble a central bulge.
This is an unusually blue galaxy, so much that I'm curious as to why. In structure it resembles the Megellanic clouds.
Is this a possible merger? Or is it not quite possible to tell from this image alone?
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