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James Webb -avaruusteleskooppi - 25.12.2021 at 20.15 Hankasalmi, Murtoinen Observation number 103347

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Arto Oksanen, Jyväskylän Sirius

The James Webb space telescope (pictured left) and the 2nd phase of the Ariane launch vehicle (right) launched today at a distance of about 79,000 km, photographed with the Hankasalmi Observatory remote telescope.

Astrometry and id:

WEBB005 C2021 12 25.77948 04 43 48.01 -05 12 58.6 11.0 R A91
50463U = 2021-130A: James Webb Space Telescope
motion 1.5524 "/ sec at PA 68.7; dist = 85521.2 km; offset = 0.007 deg
motion 1.5499 "/ sec at PA 68.7 (computed)
WEBB006 C2021 12 25.77948 04 42 24.72 -05 11 49.2 11.8 R A91
50464U = 2021-130B: JWST Booster
motion 1.5079 "/ sec at PA 68.2; dist = 86508.1 km; offset = 0.005 deg
motion 1.5130 "/ sec at PA 68.3 (computed)
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  • Observation target
    • Satellite
  • Name of the observation target
    • James Webb -avaruusteleskooppi
Technical information

RCOS 16RC telescope, SBIG STX-16803 CCD, L-filter, 60s exposure.

Comments: 2 pcs
Marko Pekkola - 26.12.2021 at 20.43 Report this

Onnittelut Arto! Kova havainto.

Jari Luomanen - 26.12.2021 at 20.53 Report this

Hienosti napattu! 

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