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edwould

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I named a Galaxy
« on: August 07, 2007, 02:11:22 am »
Let it now and forever be known that this Galaxy:

587725817492471995

http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587725817492471995

Is now called Galaxy Edwould


Please make a note of it.


Thank you


~ EDwould


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Here is a list of named galaxies so far:

http://spreadsheets.google.com/pub?key=pPDlbQKrx0k2OoCoNSYw9eQ
« Last Edit: August 21, 2007, 05:58:58 am by edwould »

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #1 on: August 07, 2007, 02:13:25 am »
Drat, I think a computer beat you to it. It even picked a much catchier name: SDSS J141338.70+644508.2

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #2 on: August 07, 2007, 05:02:27 am »
heheheee.

Please feel free to post YOUR galaxy and your name for it.   Make sure your chosen galaxy isnt on this list before you name it.    :P


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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #3 on: August 07, 2007, 08:22:02 am »
How bout all those blue fuzzy images, i know if you coul dbetter resolution theyde probably be spirals, but for now they should fall into th eclass of 'fluffy' galaxies! ;D

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #4 on: August 08, 2007, 06:46:47 am »
I don't want to be a 'party-pooper'; but, just so that future misunderstandings don't take place, the following NEEDS to be said.

We can 'call' a galaxy a pet name but not a LEGAL name.

http://www.galaxyzoo.org/faq.aspx

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"Q: Can I name my galaxies?
A: Sadly, astronomers are very attached to catalogue numbers, so there's no way we can officially name them. Sorry!"


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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #5 on: August 08, 2007, 06:52:28 am »
I think this thread was more tongue-in-cheek than anything else.

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #6 on: August 08, 2007, 08:21:56 am »
Tongue and Cheek has been called!

Therefore...let it known in all the Lands and Kingdoms and Earldoms that the following Galaxy shall from this day forward and henceforth be known to all as....

The Chicken and Dumplings Galaxy!


588017948283633772
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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #7 on: August 08, 2007, 03:24:47 pm »

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #8 on: August 09, 2007, 01:15:09 pm »
« Last Edit: August 11, 2007, 06:41:06 pm by pickanotherid »
The only dumb question is the one you don't ask.

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #9 on: August 10, 2007, 06:03:09 am »
Let it now and forever be known that this galaxy on steriods shall be called....


The BarryBonds Galaxy *
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=587736619862720786

Looks like a bat smacking a ball, sort of.


« Last Edit: August 10, 2007, 06:10:43 am by edwould »

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #10 on: August 10, 2007, 06:50:18 am »
bit of a stretch there don't you think....
Aunty Em...hate you, hate Kansas, Taking the dog...Dorothy

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2007, 09:23:14 pm »

edwould

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2007, 06:00:53 pm »
The Needle Galaxy

587732136993685654
http://cas.sdss.org/astro/en/tools/chart/chart.asp?ra=172.53201925&dec=53.08589056

Eventually I will figure out how to insert an image into a post. 

 8)

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2007, 06:02:55 pm »
put the image address in between [ i m g ] address [ / i m g ] (its the 2nd icon that brings it up) without any spaces  :)

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Re: I named a Galaxy
« Reply #14 on: August 12, 2007, 06:14:39 pm »
Thanks fluffy, but I try that an it doesnt work

the Key Galaxy above has this address: 

http://casjobs.sdss.org/ImgCutoutDR6/getjpeg.aspx?

So I do what you say, with now spaces, etc and here is what it looks like: