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Fig. 7


Illustration of the “blurring” effect: a sizeable fraction of stars observed to be located less than 1 kpc from the Sun’s current position (with 7 <Rgal < 9 kpc; shaded region) move on eccentric inner or outer disc orbits, and are only passing through the solar neighbourhood.

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