NEA 2014 JO25 Observed

2 years 3 months ago #106600 by JohnONeill
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Hi,

I observed the Near-Earth Asteroid 2014 JO25 last night in Cepheus. 2017 April 19 at 04.05 UT and at 04.29 UT. At 13th magnitude, not particularly easy. Could see its movement after a few moments. 28 cm SCT at 80x. Clear sky, transparency (only) ok. Dewy.

It passed closest to Earth at 12 hrs UT today (19th April 2017) at a distance of 1.8 million km.

John
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2 years 3 months ago #106601 by flt158
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Thank you for that, John.
What was your location?
It is very cloudy in south Dublin.

Aubrey.

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2 years 3 months ago #106603 by JohnONeill
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Hi Aubrey,

In Massachusetts. Weather forecast here is poor for tonight, when the asteroid is predicted to be 11th magnitude.

John
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