Bruce Murray Space Image Library
Proper motion reveals nearby brown dwarf pair WISE J104915.57-531906
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WISE J104915.57-531906 was discovered through its rapid motion across the sky, which is shown in these images taken between 1978 and 2010 by the Digitized Sky Survey, the Two Micron All-Sky Survey, and the WISE satellite.
NASA/STScI/JPL/IPAC/University of Massachusetts
Original image data dated on or about March 13, 2013
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