APOD 17th March 2006.

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APOD 17th March 2006.

Post by adrianxw » Fri Mar 17, 2006 2:32 pm


It's easier if you click the picture to get the full size one, but Messier 51 is clearly visible as a fuzz on the shot, "above" and just "right" of Alkaid, (the furthest right star).
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Post by BMAONE23 » Fri Mar 17, 2006 3:04 pm

I like the 2 (3) red stars directly between the last 2. it appears to be a possible trinary system consisting of 2 larger red stars and a possible brown dwarf between the two. it is most visible in the larger image.