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1549 Mikko - 5.4.2017 at 23.19 - 5.4.2017 at 23.59 Tampere Observation number 64345

Visibility II / V

Tapio Lahtinen, Tampereen Ursa

The second target of the 'Finland 100 years - Finnish asteroids' project is the asteroid 1549 Mikko.

Discovery Yrjö Väisälä, Turku, April 2, 1937
Named after the pastor Mikko Arthur Levander.
http://www.minorplanetcenter.net/db_search/show_object?utf8=✓&object_id=1549

Brightness: 14.6
Coordinates: RA 12 42 59 DEC +05 27 40
Diameter: 15 km
Average distance (from the sun): 2.23 AU
Rotation time: 3.33 years

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  • Observation target
    • Asteroid
  • Name of the observation target
    • 1549 Mikko
    • Heikosti näkyvä
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TS Photoline 80mm f / 6 Triplet, SXV-694, 10x2min, bin2

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