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OJ 287 2017-18

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Observer
Gary Poyner
Time of observation
02/01/2019 - 13:21
Object
OJ287
Observing location
Birmingham, Mount Teide and Arizona
Equipment
51cm reflector visual
OU COAST telescope (35cm SCT) Mt. Teide
AAVSOnet SRO-50 (50cm) Arizona
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Activity in the binary black hole OJ287 during 2017-18.  A disc encouter is expected in Summer 2019 whilst OJ287 is in conjunction with the Sun, so observations this year up to conjunction are extremely important to register any increase in brightness.

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