Galaxy Zoo Talk
bright spot near core. likely local star superimposed on disc
extremely faint. z= 0.0489
right edge of disc is irregular, possible merger
dull red spot just left of core; possible halo object at 8 o'clock
Bright spots at 8, 4 o'clock w.r.t. core. Apparent ring or difuse arms
Dull red spots at left & right of disc. Difuse area below disc at 6 o'clock. Brighter spots are likely local stars.
difuse areas extend to 10, 4 o'clock from disc
s-bar type disc, with spot near lower arm. Adjacent bright spot (dense in inverted image) is apparent local star
possible merger, with bright sopt at 12 o'oclock on disc
Dark red arcs or spots at 6 o'clock on disc
Several bright spots within disc
Several spots on disc suggest star-forming regions. Adjacent bright spots are local stars
#odd Dark holes or spots on disc at 5, 7 o'clock. Is this an artifact?
spot at right appears to be galaxy
remnant or halo object near disc at 10 o'clock
core region appears to have saturated CCD - very bright. darker spot on disc at 7 o'clock
darker spots within disc at 11, 3 o'clock
apparent multiple galaxies
possible #merger. Brighter spot to right is either remnant core or star-forming region within disc
#merger. SDSS classes upper blue dot as galaxy but lower as star. The density looks similar to cores of merged galaxies, not local stars
Core appears to have chromatic abberation. Upper left has reddish 'afterimage'. Small streaks in blue filter. Maybe tracking error?
Darker blue spot visible on core. Does not look like superimposed star #odd
portions of disc have reddish colour, contrasting with generally blue disc
small contrasting object at 8 o'clock w.r.t. core
plume extends from upper limb. Per SDSS, object is proximal with main galaxy
unusual ring or bubble at 12 o'clock. Possible atrifact over disc in background
Apparent local star but flagged as galaxy. ?QSO
Possible #merger. Arm in upper part of disc appear to be in a different plane than arm near middle. Bright spot in disc is local star
Pixelated image; cannot see details
Possible clump from merge at 5 o'clock
Bright spots are local stars. SDSS classes spot at 8 o'clock as a star, spot at 4 o'clock as galaxy
«Pixelated image; cannot see details» Bright local star saturated image obscuring any possible detail
Pixelated image cannot resolve fine details. Apparent SBa at top of image
Core appears off-centre w.r.t. disc. Possible #merge. Bright spot in frame are likely local stars
Possible #merger at 6 o'clock w.r.t. core
Faint ring beyond disc edge. Possible clumps at 9, 10 & 12 o'clock w.r.t. disc
Pixelated image cannot resolve details
Appears dense like star; SDSS classes as galaxy w. z ~0.074
Bright local stars obscure any details
possible tidal debris at 5 o'clock w.r.t. disc
Arms are very faint and more visible in inverted image
From SDSS: Red edge-on galaxy z= 0.039; blue face-on galaxy z= 0.086±0.035. So, moderator is correct -- these are an optical overlap.
Bright bands and clumps visible within disc. Appears polygonal. Apparent blue star-forming regions (cannot quite resolve)
Image is highly pixelated and cannot resolve details
Image is highly pixelated and cannot resolve content
Pixelated image. Object appears diffuse
Dense object appears star like. Z=0.141 per SDSS. Maybe QSO?
Galaxy details are obscured by apparent local star
Arms are irregular, with satellite clump at 7 o'clock w.r.t. disc
Image is highly pixelated and cannot resolve contents
Apparent #merger at 6 o'clock. Disturbed arms with widespread debris field
Odd dark red spot in lower limb of disc. Faint clump away from disc at 2 o'clock. Spot on core apparent saturation of CCD
Odd dark red spot in lower limb of disc. Faint clump away from disc at 2 o'clock
Orange spot at 3 o'clock is apparent local star. Nice SBa galaxy
Classed as galaxy in SDSS. Appears dense (inverted image) like local star. Maybe QSO? No spectra
Odd stripes above & below disc; 'alternate' when image inverted
Dustlane or arc to left of core
Apparent local stellar object
Galaxy not visible near mid-field of image. Partial frame. Nice SBa galaxy near bottom of frame
Faint debris field extends away from disc at 8 o'clock. Several spots within disc appear to be artifacts.
Galaxy not visible on this image. Per SDSS, located 'below' bright yellow star midfield ±2 diametres
Disturbed arms & disc. Offcentre core. Small clump at 3 o'clock appears to be possible #merge or debris field. Need z's to tell if proximal
Several spots within disc. Inverted image shows extended disc beyond obvious arm(s). Blue clumps at 3 o'clock w.r.t. core
Galaxy is small spot between two stars near mid-field of image. No visible details
Dustlane near core, with 2nd faint band 'above' this dustlane (inverted image)
Apparent #merger spot at lower limb of disc
Blue spot on upper limb noted in SDSS as galaxy. Z's not available. Appears diffuse, so may not be local stellar object.
Apparent #merger. Very active core region, with disturbed arc of blue star-forming regions off right side of disc. Core region saturates CCD
Inverted image shows diffuse band around core. Two spots to left & right of core
Disc with faint spiral arms. Red spot in right arm is apparent local star
Pinkish spot between yellow-pink & aqua spots is ID'd as galaxy. Appears dense in inverted image. Small red blob at 8 o'clock maybe galaxy?
Possible #merger Other spots appear dense in inverted image (like local stars). Spot at 1 o'clock ID'd as star; at 4 o'clock ID'd as galaxy.
#merge of two apparent #agn
Elliptical apparent #merger with distorted galaxy at 10 o'clock. Blue star-forming band plus possible jet pulled to central object. No z's
Arms just visible, with prominent bar
Egads! Postit notes from the giant Space Goats ...
Partial frame; local star. Yes stars are various colours (OBA.F.G.K.M) → blue/white, green, yellow, orange, red
Core appears elongated
Partial frame. Bright blue spot is central object, but is apparent local star.
Faint arc extends from left of disc
Fuzzy image. Brighter spots are likely local stars
Hysteresis '§' shape to core. Looks like Sb in formation
In inverted image, two faint spiral arms (top, bottom) visible. Bar across visible disc
#merger Also debris field between two close objects and galaxy at 7 o'clock. Z's not avaible. Debris suggests promixal not optical.
Two symmetric arms at left & right, but blob or 3rd arm at 11 o'clock w.r.t. core
Single colour (R B or G) lines occur when an object crosses the frame during an exposure. When the next filter is in place, it's gone ...
Man, how come I never see things like this?? I just get the galactic dust bunnies instead ... Spectacular!
Several blue (starforming) clumps within disc but no visible core. Indeed irregular. #beautiful
Bar but apparently oblique to disc
Beyond core and disc, diffuse disc about 2x diametre (inverted image)
Adjacent to core/bar there is a vertical stripe, paralleling the core. Possible dust lane?
Star, meteor trail and partial image.
When the green filter was on, a "fast mover" went through the optical field, making the streak
Apparent #tidal_debris. Clumps outside disc at 9, 12, 3, 4 o'clock may be proximal
Apparent local star. Spectacular arrangement of three nearby stars. #beautiful
Several bright clumps below core within disc. Possible clump outside disc on right. Possible #merger
#tidal_debris Clumps off disc at 8 o'clock. Also, several other galaxy-like objects in field
Likely local star. Intensity of light (compared to galaxies) tends to saturate CCD, causing this artifact.
Red arc on upper limb, several red spots on lower limb. Possible dust lane?
Loops or ring around disc and core region. Irregular shape. Possible #tidal_debris
#odd Spot at right rim of disc has bubble or hole around it (SDSS oriented differently) Possible lens?
Possible #merger #tidal_debris Faint clumps at 6, 4 o'clock w.r.t. core. Bright spot at 10 o'clock possible merger.Bright spots likely stars
Beyond central disc, apparent wedge or shell extends outward.
#merger wide debris field extends from core regions
Possibly edge on. Diffuse disc
Several spots in discand around rim; likely superimposed local stars. Core image saturated
Red filaments or streaks on upper limb of disc
#agn core image saturated. diffuse disc, apparent tidal debris
Diffuse core. Bright spots are likely local stars
Elliptical core. Appears larger on inverted image
Unequal arms and clump at upper arm
Faint image. No spectra available, so cannot tell if galaxy to upper left is optical or proximal. Possible post #merger
#merger #agn No z's available in SDSS
Spot or artifact on core. Possible local star
Frame truncated. Diffuse disc
Unformed arms or dust lanes left & right of core within disc. Faint debris field around periphery of disc
Local star superimposed on disc
Lower edge of disc has 2nd object. Possible merger or halo. In lower part of image frame, nice barred galaxy or local nebula
'Above' disc, 2nd object is possible merger or halo (eg LMC). I believe the (adjacent) red spot is local star #red
Apparent local stellar object in lower centre of frame
Dark spot in upper limb of disc in this frame
Spectacular! Must be a wild night sky on planets in these galaxies ...
Apparent merger of two discs, with possible third at lower portion of frame (need z's)
Several bright spots on disc. Blue object looks like local star. Inverted image shows diffuse region roughly twice the diametre of disc
#red Several bright spots on disc. Blue object is local star (DSDD). Inverted image shows diffuse region roughly twice disc's diametre
Core appears to have dust lanes or rings present. Possibly superimposed local star?
Spot off main disc, on 'upper' edge. Two red spots ID'd in SDSS as galaxies, but appear to be local stars
Spot off main disc, on 'upper' edge. Two red spots (10, 4 o'clock) ID'd in SDSS as galaxies, but appear to be local stars
Spot just off 'upper' edge of disc. Inverted image reveals difuse area above 'lower' edge of disc (4 o'clock w.r.t. core)
Redish spots visible outside disc, in diffuse part located at 4 o'clock from core
Per SDSS, object to left of disc is a galaxy
Object at 2 o'clock is another galaxy per SDSS #merger
Three spots in line (vertical in this frame). Possible moving object (RBG blips)? SDSS ID's red spot as star
Smaller spots adjacent to disc ID'd as stars in SDSS
Outer portions of arms have blue regions
Diffuse dark spot below main disc in frame. Lower arm appears smeared out w.r.t. to upper arm
Outer portions of arms appear separate from main disc. Blue spots at 10, 3 o'clock w.r.t. core
Slightly dimmer red spot on core. Possible local stellar object. Another galaxy visible in lower part of frame.
Bright spot at 7 o'clock ID'd as star in SDSS
Diffuse ring visible only on inverted image
Possible edge-on view of mergers, with arms highly distorted. Maybe three objects in merger?
lower portion of disc appears swept or smeared
At hi magnification ( [ctrl]+ in ie) arms and ring visible; arc at top of disc
Faint bright spots on disc
Blue object is local star, reddish object is galaxy per SDSS info.
Diffuse surrounding disc apparent in inverted view
Diffuse disc apparent in inverted view
Two brighter galaxies near mid frame. Dim spots at 9, 5 o'clock w.r.t. upper galaxy
Core appears to have several bright spots, or dark lane filaments. Apparent merger or distorted arm at right of disc
Very bright star just off right edge of frame
At least 5 brighter blue spots on disc, roughly equidistant from core
Red spot very near core. Apparent local star (need z's).
Local star makes galaxy hard to spot. Several other galaxies in frame (all unfocused).
Large diffuse area apparent on inverted image (harder to see on regular image).
bright spots at 2 & 6 o'clock w.r.t. core
Bright spot adjacent to disc at 9 o'clock
Bright spot at 10 o'clock w.r.t. core
Frame background reddish.
Bright spot at 8 o'clock w.r.t. core
Core appears to have dust lane or bright spot
Bright green spot at 11 o'clock w.r.t. core. Probable local star (need z.s)
Merger, per monitor. Need z's to tell if star v. galaxy
Fuzzy image. Possible merger.
Lobes at 10 and 12 o'clock positions. Possible local star(s).
galaxy either out of frame or partial image
Bright spot on disc; appears to be local star
Very bright core. Possibly local stellar object (need z to tell).
Other have said it all about arms. Note 4 other galaxies in frame at 5, 8, 9 and 10 o'clock. Spectacular image
Diffuse jet at 8 o'clock w.r.t. core
Red and green spots at 2 o'clock w.r.t. core. Possible local stellar objects
Multiple objects, presumed stellar
Multiple objects in frame
Appears to have 2nd lobe at 2 o'clock position. Merger?
Apparent false colours.
Coloured spot near core. Possible location star (need z's).
Several coloured spots within disc
Red spots present in upper left quadrant of galaxy (possible local stars). Faint blue spot to right of galaxy (? halo cluster, eg LMC)
Core is bright blue, with distorted arms. Possbile merger, but too fuzzy to tell
Appears as tightly wound spiral. Large dust cloud at 8 o'clock w.r.t. core
Bright spots at 9,12 o'clock w.r.t. core. Sopts at 12 o'c are complementary colors (red/green)
Bright spots about galaxy are likely local stellar objects (need z's)
Bright spots in lower right w.r.t. core.
Bright stellar object, right in frame, overwhelms image of galaxy
Bright spot in lower right w.r.t. core.
Light spot above core. Possible dust lane?
Cosmic radioactive sperm? let's hope not ...
Bright spot to left of core. Red spot below galaxy appears to be local stellar object (need z's for both guesses).
Red spot to left, green spot to right of core. Looks like optical chromatic abberation, but this is a digital image ...
Presumed galaxy. Two bright spots left then lower left w.r.t. core
Possible local star right of galaxy (need z's)
Appears to have diffuse band around brighter centre band. Possible bar, with possible merger to upper right.
Diffuse band around bright band around core.
Faint reddish object in upper right w.r.t. galaxy
Fuzzy but appears to have a bar, upper left to lower right, across disc
Apparent open cluster
Young blue stars in arms. Another galaxy to right in this frame
ID'd as local stellar object
Appears to be merger of old (red) with new (blue) galaxies.
'Eyeball' type object. Possible local stellar object (per moderator comments on similar images).
Outer arms (right of core) have several bright blue objects
Bright red spot to right/bottom of core. Possible local object.
Lower limb has bright object.
Multiple objects; noted by moderator as local stars
Adjacent galaxy to right
Apparent merger (need z's). May be superimposed.
Two, maybe three galaxies in frame. Notes on centre object
Apparent merger (need z's)
Two, maybe three galaxies in frame
Two concentric rings. Bright inner, faint outer ring. Bright lobes at ends of inner ring. Two bright blotches at 9 & 10 o'clock w.r.t. core
Multiple bright spots, at 9 & 2 o'clock w.r.t. core
Appears as bright core with nebulous patch below.
Multiple objects in frame.
Multiple objects in field
Dark red spot on right/top of core. May be superimposed object.
Open cluster? Cannot tell what object is galaxy
Possible merger. May be superimposed objects (need z values).
Triple merger (need z's)?
Appears to have two cores. Possible merger (need z's)?
Dim spot off-centre of core, possible local object (in our galaxy) masking this distant galaxy.
Dim spot off-centre of core. Possible local object (in our galaxy).
Appears to have two concentric rings. Core has bright ring, with fainter ring beyond. Possible bright spot on lower right of galaxy.
Indeterminate shape. Possible gravity lensing.
Left & right edges appear to have different colors
Apparent merger (need z values).
2 galaxies in frame. Both have bars. Centre galaxy medium spiral; other galaxy loose spiral. Cannot tell if merger or superimposed (need z).
Bright stellar object to right of frame. Artifact line just above galaxy
Apparently partially masked. Satellite or meteor trail in frame
Apparent galaxy with superimposed local star (from moderator comments on similar objects).
Apparent satellite track
False color. Similar to dual galaxies. Moderator noted those as galaxy with superimposed local star.
Apparent stellar objects
Large blue spot on upper right of galaxy. Nebulous pattern extending from core to right is unusual.
Image centred on apparent star. Classification notes for galaxy in lower right of image.
Core appears flanked by bright spots
Interesting symmetry. Moderator notes superimposed image, but quite the coincidence!
Several bright spots present on disc
Small pips present on disk upper L, R and lower L
Apparent satellite clouds (eg LMC) on upper left and middle left of main galaxy. Possible odd formation on right half of core
Odd pattern at upper left of core