Man you shouldnt even bother talking about nibiru on ats,,,judging bye their comments there are some very UN well read people on here,,, no one knows
for a fact if it exists or not,,,so if anyone says its not real then they are ignorant,,unless they say "in my opinion" its not real
Dang! "Recently Awaken" beat me to it! Stupid screencap bugware...
He's referring to this:
It is, indeed a telescope artifact. In a normal camera it's called lense flare. Most professional telescopes don't have lenses, but they can still
pick up a stray reflection if something bright is shining into the tube from off axis.
In this case, if you zoom-out you'll find that Sirius (the brightest star in the sky) is nearby at about the 7-o'clock position:
This lines-up perfectly with the short-axis of the artifact, and is thus most likely its cause.
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