Radio Galaxy Zoo Talk

Subject: ARG0003cp5

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  • Dolorous_Edd by Dolorous_Edd

    All right .. what is going on here?

    SDSS J144626.18+063359.1 - 1237655744554205264

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  • JeanTate by JeanTate

    It's a classic AGN+two jets/lobes, but the IR image is marred by a diffraction spike from a nearby very bright star

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  • KWillett by KWillett scientist, admin, translator

    Exactly - you can see that long streak is pointing straight at the star in the lower right.

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  • KWillett by KWillett scientist, admin, translator

    FYI: diffraction spikes are artifacts caused by light diffracting (or bending) around the optics in the telescope (mostly the 2ndary mirror)

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