Disk Detective Talk

Subject: AWI00007sd

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  • wittchenstein by wittchenstein

    looks like its captured from a side rather than from "above" / "below"

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  • lrebull by lrebull scientist, translator, admin

    Could be an edge-on disk.. or an edge-on galaxy. Probably more likely an edge-on galaxy!

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  • jdebes by jdebes scientist, admin

    A clean candidate star will need to have a clear, near-round shape, so anything like this should be marked as "extended".

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  • Shigeru by Shigeru moderator

    Interesting tip, thanks! And I agree, looks like a edge-on #galaxy!

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