Mission 29P Blog 21 November 2022

Remarkably, Denis Buczynski has picked up a rebrightening just 2.5 days after the last event. Thankfully, Patrick Wiggins’ skies were clear last night and so his data confirm the 12th outburst event this apparition with opposition still more than 5 weeks away (Dec 30). Nick James’ data just received also confirm the event, the intensity of which is 1.1 nucleus-equivalents.

I have updated the plot below. It appears that mini-outbursts may be much more common than previously thought.

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