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NEA 2020 SW

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About this observation
Observer
Nick Quinn
Time of observation
23/09/2020 - 22:30
Object
2020 SW
Observing location
Steyning, West Sussex, UK
Equipment
8 inch Ritchey-Chretien
SBIG STF-8300M, 'L' filter
Losmandy G11
Exposure
3 x 4 min, binned 2 x2, 'L' filter

5 metre diameter (Spaceweather.com) NEA at 270,000 km from Earth,  magnitude ~ 16.1 (JPL Horizons). Moving towards south-east, PA ~ 155 deg (top right of image).

Rapid motion of ~ 30 arcsec / minute meant that 4 minute integrations guided on stars didn't help with the S/N!

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