C/2016 R2 Jan 6 Blue Light
Taken by michael j├Ąger on January 6, 2018 @ St. Oswald Austria
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Can anyone identify the object that is seen at approximately the same level in the photo and at a point approximately 1/3 into the frame from the left? This object is on a slightly different trajectory that the comet so I doubt it is a fragment or companion.
Posted by Oldbutalive0 2018-01-08 11:44:28
There is another moving object about one-tenth of the way up from the bottom, just left of centre between two brighter stars.
Posted by RichardB 2018-01-08 14:10:34
There is also a very faint object in the upper right portion, about 1/6th of the way along the top of the frame (starting from the right side), just under the bright star that touches the edge of the frame.
Posted by eredhage 2018-01-09 05:07:24
To clarify my previous post - the faint object is moving from right to left, and only transitions about 1/30th of the frame so it is hard to notice right away.
Posted by eredhage 2018-01-09 05:11:40
Found another object on the move. Look in the lower left corner. There are three fairly bright stars that form a triangle. Just above the upper right member of that triangle is an object moving right to left and slightly upwards. I agree with the other observations so that makes 4 objects in addition to the primary comet. How cool is that?
Posted by Oldbutalive0 2018-01-09 11:08:25
Another member posted an updated version of the GIF, complete with circled moving objects (including a couple more than we spotted)

Posted by eredhage 2018-01-09 14:49:49
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