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Observation by Terry Evans: 3122 Florence from Australia

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Terry Evans

Observer

Terry Evans

Observed

2017 Sep 01 - 10:30

Uploaded

2017 Sep 01 - 12:44

Objects

3122 Florence

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Constellation

Aquarius

Field centre

RA: 20h59m
Dec: +02°18'
Position angle: -7°38'

Field size

0°42' × 0°31'

Equipment
  • Moravian G4-16000
  • Orion Optics AG12
  • Paramount ME
Exposure

30 by 10s with 1 minute interval

Location

Warrumbungle Observatory, Coonabarabran, NSW

Target name

3122 Florence

Title

3122 Florence from Australia

About this image

Path of asteroid 3122 Florence at about 11:30UT on 1st September 2017.  This asteroid is the largest to come near the earth for a century - even the BBC News site has a story on it.  I have the original FITS files if anyone wants them for astrometry

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