Interesting object

https://decaps.legacysurvey.org//viewer/?ra=206.0951&dec=-73.6360&layer=galex&zoom=11

How this happen?

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Welcome :slight_smile: That image is from the GALEX space telescope, and those are “ghost images” coming from the very bright star in the center of the image. A ghost happens when light bounces around in the detector (eg bounces off a lens rather than passing through the lens). More explanation here,
http://www.galex.caltech.edu/wiki/Public:Documentation/Chapter_8#Another_Example
cheers,
dustin

Looks like you can actually see the three supports for the collector/camera- interesting!

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