Comet 141P Machholz and fragment


Gregg Ruppel
 

Bernard:
By stacking on the main comet's nucleus, stars and galaxies all get trailed.  The fragment is moving roughly the same as the parent (plus it is in about the same relative position as on other images).

Clear skies,

Gregg
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On 1/16/2021 10:45 AM, Bernard Miller wrote:
Gregg,

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

Bernard


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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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Bernard Miller
 

Gregg,

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

Bernard

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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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Gregg Ruppel
 

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

--
Clear skies,

Gregg
Visit my astronomy & astrophotography site
http://www.greggsastronomy.com/