Re: Comet 141P Machholz and fragment

Bernard Miller


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


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From: 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:

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

Clear skies,

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