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Asteroid (349) Dembowska cruising through Taurus, 





    
        

            Björn Hoffmann
Asteroid (349) Dembowska cruising through Taurus

Asteroid (349) Dembowska cruising through Taurus

Technical card

Resolution: 1255x941

Dates:March 14, 2018

Frames: 100x45" ISO800

Integration: 1.2 hours

Darks: ~20

Flats: ~20

Bias: ~20

Avg. Moon age: 26.63 days

Avg. Moon phase: 9.20%

Bortle Dark-Sky Scale: 4.00

Temperature: 3.00

Astrometry.net job: 1968997

RA center: 68.809 degrees

DEC center: 29.090 degrees

Pixel scale: 2.071 arcsec/pixel

Orientation: 317.061 degrees

Field radius: 0.451 degrees

Description

When capturing the Taurus Molecular Cloud, I saw in Stellarium that an Asteroid from the Asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter was in my frame. I checked my frames for it and was able to make its movement visible!
Next to it is another unidentified object.

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Björn Hoffmann
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs Creative Commons
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Asteroid (349) Dembowska cruising through Taurus, 





    
        

            Björn Hoffmann