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Fraser
2016-Dec-27, 04:10 PM
Well, it looks like we'll close out 2016 without a great 'Comet of the Century.' One of the final discoveries of the year did, however, grab our attention, and may present a challenging target through early 2017: Comet C/2016 U1 NEOWISE.
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bknight
2016-Dec-27, 04:16 PM
How many data points along its orbit are required for a reasonable estimation of its orbital period?