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OJ287

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Observer
Graeme Coates
Time of observation
03/03/2020 - 21:54
Object
OJ287
Observing location
Standlake, W Oxon
Equipment
Home built 350mm Newtonian (f4.6)
SBIG ST2000XM
Astrodon V Filter
Losmandy Titan
Exposure
5 min
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Possibly one of the most bizarre objects in the universe - OJ287, a BL Lac object, is thought to contain a binary black hole. It's about 3.5billion ly away in the constellation of Cancer.

03/03/2020 21:54:15 - 15.076V +/- 0.016

03/03/2020 21:59:52 - 15.077V +/- 0.013

03/03/2020 22:05:18 - 15.073V +/- 0.013

03/03/2020 22:10:37 - 15.094V +/- 0.019

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