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Occurred : 5/15/1999 21:03 (Entered as : o5/15/99 21:03)
Reported: 7/7/1999 00:50
Posted: 2/5/2003
Location: Essex (Canada), ON
Shape: Circle
Duration:15 min
RASC Observing session. Object 5deg. s polaris, eastward 30 deg.magnitude -2watched with 8" ref, 6" ref.. object had long arm that rotated from top app. 2X dia.10 degfrom north down to 180 deg.every 3 min. object exploded @ 21:15. looked like star cluster. very silvery with east-west sides grey. arm was a white color ,rouge area mid-way, white section at the end. We used 25& 10 mil.eyepieces in the 8" f6 ref

I will be sending a color picture of object