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Comet/Asteroid 2008 GO98 Update

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Observer
Mike Olason
Time of observation
17/07/2017 - 07:44
Object
Comet/Asteroid 2008 GO98 (457175)
Observing location
Denver Colorado
Equipment
11" SCT f/6.4
STF-8300M
Exposure
3x300s
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Asteroid 2008 GO98 (457175) was found to have cometary activity (coma and tail) on July 3. These images were collected in a moonless sky. Unfortunately there is a star to the right of the comet/asteroid. A faint tail is visible above (west) the coma of the magnitude 17 comet/asteroid.

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