I believe this might be a jet

https://decaps.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=354.6874&dec=43.6323&layer=galex&zoom=9

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And a rocket :laughing:

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If you check SDSS, there is nothing visibly there that could produce that. I think it is just an artefact sadly.

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Yeah, I think it may be an artifact from that very blue star in the 5 o’clock direction (the star iota Andromedae)… GALEX was a UV satellite, so I guess would see a blue star as very bright. I don’t know that much about the artifact patterns in GALEX though!
cheers,
dustin

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agree, the only place I could find it was on SDSS ~ looked pretty ordinary

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I got yer jet right here ( NASA’s Webb Snaps Supersonic Outflow of Young Star)


NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope’s high resolution, near-infrared look at Herbig-Haro 211 reveals exquisite detail of the outflow of a young star, an infantile analogue of our Sun. Herbig-Haro objects are formed when stellar winds or jets of gas spewing from newborn stars form shock waves colliding with nearby gas and dust at high speeds. The image showcases a series of bow shocks to the southeast (lower-left) and northwest (upper-right) as well as the narrow bipolar jet that powers them in unprecedented detail. Molecules excited by the turbulent conditions, including molecular hydrogen, carbon monoxide and silicon monoxide, emit infrared light, collected by Webb, that map out the structure of the outflows.

Credits: ESA/Webb, NASA, CSA, T. Ray (Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies)

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