Space Warps Talk

just learning.

  • Absinthedrinker by Absinthedrinker

    info on blue streak.


  • JeanTate by JeanTate in response to Absinthedrinker's comment.

    Hard to say for sure; could be a diffraction spike from a distant (out of this field) very bright star (these are caused by the way light interacts with the 'vanes' which support the secondary mirror in the telescope); could be a satellite (or aircraft, or meteor) trail; ...

    Happy hunting!