Observation by Peter Carson: NEO asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1

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Peter Carson


Peter Carson


2022 Jan 18 - 19:53


2022 Jan 19 - 21:13


7482 1994 PC1

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Field centre

RA: 02h05m
Dec: +00°30'
Position angle: +0°07'

Field size

0°47' × 0°31'

  • 315mm reflector at f8
  • Paramount
  • unguided and unfiltered

Stack of 50 x 10 sec exposures


Remote observatory at Fregenal de la Sierra, Spain

Target name

Near Earth Object asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1


NEO asteroid (7482) 1994 PC1

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Near Earth Object asteroid  (7482) 1994 PC1 which is a 1km sized object and passed by the Earth at five Moon distances on Tuesday 18th Jan. This is the brightest close-approaching NEO in almost the past 5 years and so is a special event that Richard Miles noted on his Observing Note here https://britastro.org/node/26487

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