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(163692) 2003 CY18

24.4.2022 at 00.01 - 00.22 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

(163692) The 2003 CY18 Apollo NEO / PHA asteroid was photographed on the second night of the April 2022 campaign. The asteroid was discovered by the NEAT (608 Haleakala-AMOS) exploration program at the Haleakala Observatory on February 9, 2003. When photographed, the asteroid was at a distance of 0.2331au and the nearest June 1, 2022 0.09253au. 1Picture. first image in the series1 L120s measured, 2022-04-23T 21: 01: 16UT 2459693.37587JDUT 15h14m21.99s + 22d57'20.3 "17.156mag Std Dev 245.214 SNR37.518 FWHM3.643", JPL Horizon 21: 01: 16UT 15h14m21.91s + 22d57'17.5 "16.873 mag. 2Picture. ...

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679 Pax

23.4.2022 at 23.01 - 23.13 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The asteroid in the central zone of the 679 Pax (A909 BR, 1909FY, 1973 QD) main zone was photographed on the second night of the April 2022 work. The asteroid was discovered by the German astronomer August Kopff (1882-1960) on January 28, 1909 at the Heidelberg Observatory. August Kopff has found comets 22P / Kopff and C / 1906 E1 and 68 asteroids. The asteroid is named after the Roman mythology of the peace god Pax. Pax also refers to peace, in the time of Augustus peace was also called Pax Romana which lasted a total of 27ea - 180 (207 years). Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P...

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Supernova SN2022hrs

23.4.2022 at 00.03 - 00.25 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (IV)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

NGC4647 The SN2022hrs supernova was filmed on the first night of the April 2022 campaigns. Astronomer Koichi Itagaki discovered the supernova SN2022hrs in the Virgo Galaxy NGC4647 on April 16, 2022. NGC 4647 is 63 million light-years away. Nearby is the galaxy M60 (NGC 4649), the last image in the series was selected for measurement. 1Picture. Series 11 image. 11x120s Supernova measured, 12h43m34.35s + 11d34'36.6 "12.686mag Std Dev 7873.111 SNR214.923 FWHM3.620". 2Picture. In the picture, other objects, Asteroid (104957) 2000 JR49 19.560mag, motion is weakly visible. Pictured are galaxies ...

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(137170) 1999 HF1

22.4.2022 at 23.10 - 23.32 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

(137170) 1999 HF1 (1999 HF1) Aten's NEO asteroid was photographed on the first night of the April 2022 work. An audible group of asteroids was discovered by the Loneos exploration program at the Lowel Observatory at Anderson Mesa Station (699) on April 20, 1999. The asteroid 1999 HF1 is the second largest ATEN asteroid, with a size of 3.73km and its moon of about 800m. The rotation time is 2.3192h, the spectral class is SMASSII spec_B => X. We have photographed this subject in the past in connection with the 2019 device days. 1Picture. first image measured, 2022-04-22T 20: 10: 40UT 2459692...

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1019 Strackea

22.4.2022 at 22.28 - 22.39 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Rauno Päivinen, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

1019 Strackea (A924 ES, 1924 QN) The asteroid at the inner edge of the main zone was photographed on the first night of the April 2022 troops. The Hungaria family of asteroids was discovered by the German astronomer Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at the Heidelberg Observatory on March 3, 1924. The asteroid was named after the German astronomer Gustav Stracke (1887-1943). Source Wikipedia https://en.frwiki.wiki/wiki/Gustav_Stracke . The size of the asteroid is 7.16km and the rotation speed is 4.044h / r. Spectrum class spec_T => S stone. When photographed, the asteroid was at a distance of 1.0477au and ...

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326 Tamara

22.4.2022 at 22.13 - 22.25 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Rauno Päivinen, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

326 Tamara (1899 OD, A892 FD, A899 OD) The asteroid on the inner edge of the main zone was photographed on the first night of the April 2022 work. The asteroid of the Tamara family of the Phokaea group was discovered at the Johann Palisa Wine Observatory on March 19, 1892. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/326_Tamara . The asteroid is named after Queen Tamar the Great of Georgia (c. 1160-1213). Tamar ruled during a very difficult time when he was conducting considerable military operations around his kingdom. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamar_of_Georgia . The si...

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54598 Bienor

27.3.2022 at 01.01 - 01.06 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

54598 Bienor (2000 QC243) The centaur asteroid was photographed on the second night of the March 2022 work. (Taxonomy Gray BR) Centaur discovered by Deep Ecliptic Survey (DES) Centaur Search Program (807) Cerro Tololo Observatory on Mount La Serena on August 27, 2000. The DES search program had focused on the search for asteroids in the Kuiper belt, with Robert L. Millis as principal investigator. The search program has found a total of 9 asteroids. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Ecliptic_Survey . The asteroid is named after the Greek mythology Centaur Bienor. Bienor and t...

M84, M86, NGC 4402, NGC 4388

27.3.2022 at 00.50 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Toni Veikkolainen, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Kari Laihia, Veikko Mäkelä, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

This image field does not need to be introduced to an experienced astronomer. The center of the virgin galaxy cluster only had to be brought to the cell under these conditions. It hadn't been photographed before with Tähtikallio's current camera.

Supernova SN2022ewj

27.3.2022 at 00.26 - 00.47 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (IV)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

NGC 3367 SN2022ewj Type II supernova was filmed on the second night of the March 2022 work. The lion's NGC 3367 is 120 million years old. away, several supernova eruptions have occurred in this galaxy. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NGC_3367 . The last Supernova was discovered by the Japanese Koichi Itagaki at the Itagaki Astronomical Observatory on March 19, 2022, in the spiral galaxy NGC 3367. Koichi Itagaki has found 3 asteroids as well as comets C / 2009 E1 (Itagaki) and again 205P / Giacobini. Source Wikipedia https://en.frwiki.wiki/wiki/Koichi_Itagaki . We filmed the ...

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NGC 5170

27.3.2022 at 00.18 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Toni Veikkolainen, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Kari Laihia, Veikko Mäkelä, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

This southern part of the Virgo constellation is one of William Herschel's numerous finds. The target is a great example of a galaxy visible directly from the side, but it remains very low in Finland.

90482 Orcus

27.3.2022 at 00.17 - 00.21 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

90482 Orcus (2004 DW) The audible Plutino Trans-Neptune (TNO) asteroid was filmed on the second night of March 2022. Plutinos are in a 3: 2 orbital resonance with the planet Neptune, a total of 1/4 of the targets in the Kuiper belt are Plutinos. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plutino . The asteroid Orcus was discovered by American astronomers ME Brown, C. Trujillo, DL Rabinowitz on February 17, 2004 at the Palomar (675-Palomar Mountain) Observatory. Michael E. Brown's team has found many TNO targets, including Haumea, Eris, Makemake, Sedna, etc. Dr. Braun has been selected ...

Telescopic comet Borrelly

26.3.2022 at 23.52 - 00.13 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The 19P / Borrelly comet was filmed on the second night of March 2022. The comet was discovered by the French astronomer Alphonse Louis Nicolas Borrelly on December 28, 1904 at the Besancon Observatory (016 Besancon). Alphonse Borrelly has found comets C / 1873 Q1 (Borrelly), C / 1877 C1 (Borrelly), C / 1877 G2 (Swift-Borrelly-Block), C / 1889 X1 (Borrelly), 19P / Borrelly, C / 1909 L1 ( Borrelly-Daniel) and 18 asteroids. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alphonse_Borrelly . The Deep Space 1 spacecraft visited a 19P / Borrelly comet in 2001 at a distance of 3400km and obtained ima...

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Telescopic comet Schwassmann-Wachmann 3

26.3.2022 at 22.02 - 22.24 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The 73P / Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 comet was filmed on the second night of March 2022. The comet was discovered on May 2, 1930 by German scientists Friedrich Carl Arnold Schwassmann and Arno Arthur Wachmann at the Berlin Observatory. comet 73P is the parent body of the Tau Herculids meteor flock. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/73P/Schwassmann–Wachmann . In Perihel, the comet is August 22, 2022. 1Picture. stacked 1-11 images L120s sum of the stars, motion is shown. No asteroids less than 22.0 mag in the picture. 2Picture. stack of images 1-2 measured, 2022-03-26T 19: 02: 40UT 2459...

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1664 Felix

26.3.2022 at 21.35 - 21.56 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Olli-Pekka Joronen, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

1664 The asteroid on the inner edge of the main zone of Felix (1929 CD, 1936 AD, 1947 FC, 1949 UN1,1949 WC, 1954 DD, 1956 TV, 1961 AE) was photographed on the second evening of the March 2022 work. The asteroid was discovered by the Belgian astronomer Eugène Joseph Delporte (1882-1955) on 4 February 1929 at the Royal Observatory of Belgium (012 Uccle). Eugène Delporte has discovered a total of 66 asteroids and the comet 57P / du Toit-Neujmin-Delporte. The people of Turku discovered this asteroid on March 18, 1947, as the third observatory. The asteroid has been named Felix Timmermans (1886-194...

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4544 Xanthus

26.3.2022 at 04.29 - 04.50 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (II)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

4544 Xanthus (1989 FB) The asteroid Apollo NEO / PHA was photographed on the first night of March 2022. The asteroid was discovered at the Palomar Observatory (675 Palomar Mountain) by American astronomers Henry E. Holt and Norman Gene Thomas (1930-2020) on March 31, 1989. In the 1960s, planetary geologist Henry Holt studied the photometric properties of the lunar surface as part of the Surveyor and Apollo programs. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_E._Holt . Holt has found a total of 689 asteroids and comets 121P / Shoemaker-Holt, 127P / Holt-Olmstead, and 128P / Shoemaker-...

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M105, NGC 3384, NGC 3389

26.3.2022 at 01.53 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Toni Veikkolainen, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Kari Laihia, Veikko Mäkelä, Keski-Uudenmaan Altair

This triad of two elliptical galaxies and one spiral galaxy sometimes needs to be re-imaged in better weather. Only four usable exposures were captured by the cell. However, the general appearance of the objects came to the fore.

(8566) 1996 EN

26.3.2022 at 00.42 - 01.04 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (I)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

(8566) 1996 EN (1996 EN) The asteroid Apollo NEO / PHA was photographed on the first night of March 2022. The asteroid was discovered by the NEAT (566 Haleakala-NEAT / GEODSS) exploration program at the Haleakala Observatory on March 15, 1996. Size 1.56km and rotation speed 4.849h / r. Spectrum class spec_B => U. When photographed, the asteroid was 0.4473au away, the closest it was 0.44696au on March 27, 2022. The weather was variable and only 3 images were measurable. 1Picture. stacked 1-11 images L120s summary image according to the stars, very fast motion is shown. No other asteroids below ...

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Binocular comet ATLAS

26.3.2022 at 00.00 - 00.21 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

The comet on the C / 2019 L3 (ATLAS) orbital (the farthest point of the orbit> 10000au perhaps parabolic) orbit was filmed on the first night of the March 2022 work. The comet was discovered by the Asteroid Terrestrial-Impact Last Alert System (ATLAS) search program ATLAS-HKO Observatory (T05 ATLAS-HKO, Haleakala) as an asteroid on 10 June 2019. The perimeter had a comet on January 9, 2022. 2.581au January 6, 2022. We have also filmed this comet in the February campaigns. 1Picture. stacked 1-11 images L120s sum of the stars, motion is indistinguishable. Asteroid ((3481) Xianglupeak 17.152mag, ...

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6246 Komurotoru

25.3.2022 at 23.35 - 23.56 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

6246 The asteroid at the inner edge of the main zone of the Komurotoru (1990 VX2) was photographed on the first night of the March 2022 work. The asteroid of the Phocaea family was discovered by Japanese amateur astronomers Tetsuya Fujii and Kazuro Watanabe on November 13, 1990 at the Kitami (400 Kitami) Observatory. Kazuro Watanabe has found a total of 671 asteroids and has been the author of several books. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kazuro_Watanabe . Tetsuya Fujii has found a total of 22 asteroids. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetsuya_Fujii . The asteroi...

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(100006)1987 DA7

25.3.2022 at 23.02 - 23.23 - Orimattila, Artjärvi, Tähtikallio (III)
Kari Laihia, Juha Blad, Christos Oscar Kambiselis, Toni Veikkolainen, Veikko Mäkelä, Porin Karhunvartijat

(100006) 1987 DA7 (1987 DA7.2000 VJ39) The asteroid Mars-Crosser was photographed on the first night of the March 2022 work. The asteroid was discovered by the Belgian astronomer Henri Debehogne on 28 February 1987 at the Eson La Silla Observatory (809 European Southern Observatory, La Silla). Henri Debehogne has found a total of 741 asteroids. Source Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henri_Debehogne . The total estimate for the asteroid is 2km and the rotation speed is 3.9422h / r. When photographed, the asteroid was 0.45580au away, the closest it was 0.44897au on March 16, 2022. This M...

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Search result contains observations from time period 1.1.2000 klo 00.00 - 26.5.2022 klo 21.02.