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2014 RC - 7.9.2014 at 10.30 San Pedro de Atacama, Chile Observation number 29923

Visibility III / V

Arto Oksanen, Jyväskylän Sirius

A small asteroid 2014 RC passing near Earth photographed with a remotely operated telescope in Chile. In the picture, the telescope has been following a fast-moving asteroid, causing the stars to appear as streaks. The asteroid was 390,000 km away at the time of imaging. Closest distance 7.9. at 9 pm about 40,000 km.

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  • Observation target
    • Asteroid
  • Name of the observation target
    • 2014 RC
    • Keskitaso
  • Seeing
    • Good
Technical information

50 cm PlaneWave CDK, Paramount ME, Apogee Alta U42, Rc filter, 9x60s.

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