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(348881) 2006 SR218 - 28.9.2019 at 23.33 - 28.9.2019 at 23.53 Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio Observation number 87198

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(348881) 2006 SR218 (2006 SR218) The asteroid on the inner edge of the main zone was photographed on the second night of the Stormbongers event and extra work. When we photographed the C / 2018 W2 Africano comet this came according to the picture. The asteroid of the Frora family was discovered by Japanese amateur astronomer Kin Endate on September 26, 2006 at the Kitami Observatory in Japan. Kin Endate has found a total of 624 asteroids, much of them with Kazuro Watanabe, source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kin_Endate . Kitami Observatory is an astronomical observatory at the Kitami-Abashir Regional Cultural Center in East Hokkaido, Japan, source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kitami_Observatory . The total estimate is 640m. When photographing, the distance to the asteroid was 0.7951au. , the closest asteroid was 0.791au on 21.09.2019. 1Picture. first stack of 1-2 images measured, 2019-09-28 20: 34: 22UT 2458755.35719JDUT 23h44m47.40s + 09d51'18.1 "18.6mag Std Dev 100.427, JPL Horizon 20: 34: 22UT 23h44m47.42s + 09d51'16.8" 19.16 mag.
2Picture last 9-10 images stack measured, 20: 51: 03UT 2458755.36878JDUT 23h44m46.29s + 09d51'15.1 "18.0mag Std Dev 147.697, JPL Horizon 20: 51: 03UT 23h44m46.86s + 09d51'11.6" 19.16mag.
3Picture. sum view of the stack, motion is shown. No other asteroids below 24.0mag in the picture. TYC 1170-270-1 v.10.6mag stars used to calibrate brightness measurement.


Additional information
  • Observation target
    • Asteroid
  • Name of the observation target
    • (348881) 2006 SR218
    • Erittäin heikosti näkyvä
  • Seeing
    • Good
Technical information

Alluna RC16, C415 / 3320, SBIG 1001E, filter L, 10 x 120s

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