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Asteroid 2012DA14 spotted hi-res
- Title Asteroid 2012DA14 spotted hi-res
- Released 18/02/2013 12:00 pm
- Copyright Kosmas Gazeas, University of Athens Observatory
This is a single 15 second exposure of asteroid 2012DA14, taken at 20:22:44 UTC. North is up and the asteroid was moving from south (bottom) towards north (top).
The instrument used was the University of Athens Observatory 0.40m f/8 Cassegrain reflector with a SBIG ST-10XME CCD camera and a f/6.3 focal reducer, resulting in a 25x17 arcminutes field of view.
The image is centered at equatorial coordinates: RA: 12h 21m 18s, DEC: +30d 41m 16s
- Id 287270