Travelers in the Night Eps. 109E & 110E: Three Is A Mystery & This Comet Will Never Return

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Dr. Al Grauer hosts. Dr. Albert D. Grauer ( @Nmcanopus ) is an observational asteroid hunting astronomer. Dr. Grauer retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2006. travelersinthenight.org

Today's 2 topics:

- We discovered three asteroids whose orbits are similar enough to grab one's attention. However, they different enough to keep us from jumping to the conclusion that they are part of an asteroid collision fragment family.

- Unlike Halley's comet which returns to our neighborhood once about every 76 years, Comet C2013 US10/Catalina will pass this way once never to return.

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