Interesting object #edgeon #warped #spiral with #dustlane and #bar, a bit of everything

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The viewer said this was a star when I looked it up, but the Simbad viewer also seems to have focused on something completely different.

Why does it look so old?

It is not often but somewhat common that a coordinate error occurs.

Simbad defaults to a search with a radius of 2 arcminutes. The galaxy isnt in simbad, so simbad jumps to the only object in its database within 2 arcminutes which happens to be a star about an arcminute away. It’s not a coordinate error.

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