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Old 03-06-2018, 01:57 PM
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Slawomir (Suavi)
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"My" first asteroid

Hi all,

While playing with pixel rejection algorithms I noticed an elongated star that appeared to be moving relative to other stars.

A quick search with Jet Propulsion Lab Small Body Identification Database has allowed me to identify the asteroid - it is 192 Nausikaa (https://ssd.jpl.nasa.gov/sbdb.cgi?sstr=192)

Pretty cool to detect a sub 100km rock floating through space
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