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Near Earth Asteroid 2017 BH30

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About this observation
Observer
Peter Meadows
Time of observation
30/01/2017 - 02:17
Object
2017 BH30
Observing location
New Mexico, USA
Equipment
iTelescope T21
Exposure
180s
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Asteroid 2017 BH30 make a close pass of the Earth on 2017 January 30 at a distance of about 50,000 km. The 180s exposure iTelescope image started at 02:17 UT when 2017 BH30 was at mag 14.9 travelling at 460” per minute and at a distance of just 0.001 AU (150,000 km).

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Richard Miles's picture

Well done, Peter.

Watch out for the arrival of 2012 TC4 potentially bright on the evening of 2017 Oct 11 as seen from the UK. Have copied your result to the ARPS Gallery.

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