Looks like a galaxy wait an Active Galactic Nuclei

This image look like a galaxy with AGN and the jets can also be seen… the dust is also visible around AGN… This is a very beautiful and an interesting picture.


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I’m afraid it’s not as exciting as that… this is a bright star. The spikes and vertical flares come from the telescope + optics, and the horizontal multi-color stuff is where the detector saturates and then “bleeds” charge into neighboring pixels. Galaxies are not as bright + concentrated.

Best wishes, and happy hunting,


Can you please give me some link or some articles/papers through which I will able to understand what this color represents and what are the spikes represent and what are all other apparent thing represents.

Thanks and Regards