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Observation by Mike Frost: Pluto by the Bradford Robotic Telescope ...

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Mike Frost

Observer

Mike Frost

Observed

2015 Sep 02 - 19:58

Uploaded

2017 Jan 22 - 22:34

Objects

134340 Pluto

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Constellation

Puppis

Field centre

RA: 08h09m
Dec: -24°02'
Position angle: +52°11'

Field size

3°04' × 2°59'

Equipment
  • Bradford Robotic Telescope
Location

Tenerife

Target name

Pluto

Title

Pluto by the Bradford Robotic Telescope 2

About this image

... and here is a second observation two days later, on 2015 September 2nd. The two .png files are detailsĀ of the original largerĀ images from the Bradford telescope. I searched the originals for over an hour and was unable to locate "the dot that moved night to night" and had to resort to a finder field on the Sky and Telescope website.

It gives me a greater appreciation for Clyde Tombaugh's herculean efforts back in 1930!

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