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M51 - Proper Motions, 





    
        

            silentrunning

M51 - Proper Motions

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Resolution: 1706x919

Astrometry.net job: 1025378

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I overlaid an recent image I had taken of M51 with the EO-DSS image of about 22 years ago and was surprised to see something had moved. After awhile I figured it might be proper motion effects of local stars and this was confirrmed when I overlaid Sinbad data on the two images although the star that caught my eye is the one just above the centre of the galaxy and to the right and does not appear to have a proper motion measurement in the Sinbad database.

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M51 - Proper Motions, 





    
        

            silentrunning