COBS NEWS Archive

Apr. 18, 2010

Discovery of an extraordinary outburst of an unidentified moving object at Crni Vrh Observatory

On images taken by J. Vales in the course of the Crni Vrh Asteroid and Comet Search program PIKA, on April 16, 2010 an unusually bright unknown object (mag. 12.5) was automatically detected. The object was near opposition, in an area searched by Catalina Sky Survey (CSS) just a day before.

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