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Asteroid 2012 TC4

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Meadows
Time of observation
12/10/2017 - 22:27
Object
Asteroid 2012 TC4
Observing location
Nerpio, Spain (I89)
Equipment
iTelescope T18
Exposure
60s

This asteroid passed within 50000 km of Earth on 12th October 2017 at approximately 06:00 UT. This image was taken ~8 hours before closest approach using iTelescope T18 in Spain when at an altitude of 35° and a distance of 180,000 km or 0.47 lunar distance. Magnitude ~14. Single 60s exposure.

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