A Near stellar occultation by P/Grigg-Skjellerup

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Title: A Near stellar occultation by P/Grigg-Skjellerup
Author: Ninkov, Zoran
Abstract: P/Grigg-Skjellerup was observed to pass within 200 km of the line of sight to an anonymous faint star on the 1992 July 8 UT. The star's brightness was attenuated by 35% at closest approach by the comet. This result, combined with the faintness of the coma, suggests the presence of a dust jet in close proximity to, and emanating from, the nucleus of P/Grigg-Skjellerup similar to that observed in spacecraft images of the nuclear region of P/Halley.
Record URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1850/3097
Publishers URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1086/116930
Date: 1994-03

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