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DUblack Hole Missing Link Video

Caption: The footage shows the XMM observations, based on individual color images from the observations using 0.2-1 keV as red, 1-2 keV as green and 2-4.5 keV as blue. The bright red object shining up to the NW of the ULX on 2012 Aug 8 is nova M31N 2012-05c (see Henze et al. ATel 4511).

Credit: Footage credit: Max-Planck-Institut für extraterrestrische Physik (MPE)

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