What is this?

http://legacysurvey.org/viewer?ra=205.5487&dec=28.3772&zoom=12&layer=decals-dr7

Hi,

If you click on the “NGC/IC galaxies” overlay, you’ll see that it’s called NGC 5272, aka Messier 3 / M 3, a globular cluster. It’s a huge dense grouping of stars. The blue-ish mess in the middle is probably our detectors saturating and weird things happening in the data reduction.

cheers,
–dustin

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