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Comet 73P and Fragment 73P-BT

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Observer
Mike Olason
Time of observation
15/02/2017 - 19:31
Object
73P Schwassmann-Wachmann and Fragment 73P-BT
Observing location
Denver Colorado 2017/02/15 1231UT
Equipment
11" SC f/6.4 Telescope
STF-8300M CCD Camera
Exposure
120s
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 It is my understanding that what the MPC is calling 73P in 2017 is Fragment C from the breakup of 73P back in 1995. The fragment 73P-BT that broke away from 73P-C is currently brighter than 73P-C.

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