Re: Comet 141P Machholz and fragment


Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

How can you tell that is a fragment and not a star?

Bernard

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From: DarkSkyNewMexico@groups.io On Behalf Of Gregg Ruppel
Sent: Saturday, January 16, 2021 10:40 AM
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Subject: [DarkSkyNewMexico] Comet 141P Machholz and fragment

Hi all:

I think I was able to find one of the fragments (141Pb) recently broken off from 141P Machholz:

http://www.greggsastronomy.com/IMAGES/141P-Machholz-Lfrag.jpg

Luminance only, 20 x 60sec from Dark Sky New Mexico

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Gregg
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