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  • VJOM by VJOM

    #Asteroid - ObjID: 1237663231227855409

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    here is the blue part of the asteroid
    http://skyserver.sdss3.org/dr8/en/tools/explore/obj.asp?id=1237663231227855425

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  • c_cld by c_cld

    #asteroid 22771 (1999 CU3) Classification: Apollo [NEO] mjd_r 5.29091759E4 2003-9-27:4:13:16.598

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    Rapid movement, since it is a streak rather than an oval. I can see that is is a near-earth asteroid. magnitude 16

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    Yay! using c_cld 's example, I finally successfully identified an asteroid, See discussion.

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  • c_cld by c_cld

    Great; Did you see it was 10 days after closest approach to earth at 0.0651529AU (24 times earth moon) with relative speed 15.2747km/s ; 😃

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  • Ghost_Sheep_SWR by Ghost_Sheep_SWR

    ? Closest was on 2002-jan-11, date used by Budgieye Is 2003-09-14, am i missing something? Congrats btw 😃 nvm its another asteroid

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  • Budgieye by Budgieye moderator

    Ooops, I must have the wrong asteroid. oh well.

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  • Ghost_Sheep_SWR by Ghost_Sheep_SWR

    Difference is Gregorian or Julian calender date from converter, still confused which is the right one... c_cld?

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  • c_cld by c_cld

    It's always useful to get a cross check with http://asteroid.lowell.edu/cgi-bin/astplot (Lowell Observatory) 😃

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  • c_cld by c_cld

    I used http://skyserver.sdss.org/dr12/en/tools/search/sql.aspx select dbo.fMjdToGMT(mjd_r) from field where fieldID=1237663231227854848

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