Hemisphere:  Northern  ·  Constellation: Leo (Leo)  ·  Contains:  M 96  ·  NGC 3368
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4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop, 



    
        

            John D
4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop
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4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop

Equipment

Imaging Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Imaging Cameras
QSI 640 wsg-8
Mounts
AP900GTO
Filters
Astrodon LRGB CCD Imaging Filters (I-Series)
Software
CCD Commander · Maxim DL5 · photoshop cs5 · FocusMax · bf-astro Excalibrator · ccdstack 2.0
Guiding Telescopes Or Lenses
Astro-Tech AT10RCCF
Guiding Cameras
starlight Xpress lodestar

Acquisition details

Dates:
March 1, 2014
Frames:
20x600" (3h 20')
Integration:
3h 20'
Avg. Moon age:
0.18 days
Avg. Moon phase:
0.04%

Basic astrometry details

Astrometry.net job: 193169

RA center: 10h46m30s.7

DEC center: +11°4500

Orientation: 89.773 degrees

Field radius: 0.189 degrees

Resolution: 620x546

Locations: Home Observatory, Glenwood, Maryland, United States

Description

Started gathering data on M96. Noticed a few moving objects, so I put together a quick animation from some of the Luminance frames. Move the cursor off the frame to see the motion. Each second represents 10 minutes of motion in the animation.

Original Image shows Asteroids with arrows

Image B shows Asteroid Trails

Image C is the Animation loop

The 4 asteroids in motion past M96 from top to bottom:

6526 Matogawa mag 16.9

41832 2000 WB58 mag 18.3

61837 2000 QC197 mag 18.5

3726 Johnadams mag 16.4 (lower right)

Comments

Revisions

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    Original
  • 4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop, 



    
        

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    B
  • Final
    4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop, 



    
        

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    C

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4 Asteroid flyby of M96 Animation loop, 



    
        

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