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(90075) 2002 VU94 - 16.7.2017 at 01.17 - 16.7.2017 at 01.36 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 65851

Visibility II / V


90075 2002 VU94 was filmed in connection with the July workings on the second night. Found at Mount Palomar Observatory in NEAT 644 on November 13, 2002. Classified as Apollo PAH, potentially hazardous. The asteroid is close to the bright star HR 124 .Size 2.86km, rotation time 7.88h, comes closest to 0.033 AU from Earth .NEO / PAH general information about asteroids https://echo.jpl.nasa.gov/~lance/radar_detected_neas_summary/nea.radar.aei .html . Figure 1. sum image at 30X15s exposure, showing fast motion. I also did AVI animation at 3-10 fps. https://onedrive.live.com/?id=31F59FE54342ECE9!75372&cid=31F59FE54342ECE9 .
In the brightness measurement, TYC 3654-769-1 11.82mag was used as a reference star.
Picture2 01:17:52 00h 31m 51.66s + 52d 49 '58.8 "14.444mag
Figure 3. 01:32:02 00h 31m 49.35s + 52d 49 '34.8 "14.60mag.
Figure 4. 01:36:46 00h 31m 48.73 + 52d 49 '26.6 "14.353mag.
Horizon 01:30:00 00h 31m 49.66s + 52d 49 '39.0 "14.99mag.


Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Asteroid
  • Name of the observation target
    • (90075) 2002 VU94
    • Heikosti näkyvä
  • Seeing
    • Mediocre
Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415 / 3320, SBIG 1001E, filter L, 30 x 15s

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