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AlexandredOr

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What could be this...
« on: March 27, 2014, 12:45:52 pm »
... little green spot just on top of the galaxy ??
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Just a foreground star ??

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Re: What could be this...
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2014, 02:30:48 pm »
Most likely a cosmic ray as it shows up in r-band only. Absent in all other surveys(DSS, DSS2, 2MASS,...)  ???

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Re: What could be this...
« Reply #2 on: March 27, 2014, 02:58:43 pm »
Most likely a cosmic ray as it shows up in r-band only. Absent in all other surveys(DSS, DSS2, 2MASS,...)  ???
You're right. I checked in the Dr7 and, just as you said, nothing there either. Most likely a cosmic ray.
I like to find asteroids and galaxy mergers- but all galaxies are still fine to me.

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Re: What could be this...
« Reply #3 on: March 27, 2014, 08:49:16 pm »
Thank you both !!
Your answers sound good  :)

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