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6478 Gault with continuing debris tail


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About this observation
Terry Evans
Time of observation
29/01/2019 - 15:30
6478 Gault
Observing location
Moorook, South Australia
StarlightXpress Trius 694
APM TMB-203 Refractor
Paramount ME

The "tail" from main belt asteroid 6478 Gault continues to be and (I think!) appears to have developed a slight curve.  I assume that the ongoing tail means that dust is continually being added from the comet's surface (or just above it).

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