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Mike Olason

Location of Photo:

Denver Colorado

Date/Time of photo:

2017/02/15 1231UT


11" SC Telescope and STF-8300M CCD Camera


In 1995 comet 73P shattered into 4 big fragments. In 2006 these big fragments had shed dozen of smaller fragments and hundreds of smaller chunks. This year 73P fragment C has shed a brighter fragment called 73P-BT. Unfortunately 73P is low on the morning horizon this return for the Northern Hemisphere.


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