Location of photoDenver, Colorado
Date/Time of photo12 December 2017, 0710UT
Equipment11" SCT f/6.4 and STF-8300M CCD Camera
DescriptionIn these images Asteroid 3200 Phaethon was magnitude 10.8 moving to the west across Earth's night sky at 0.26 degrees per hour and was about 10 million miles from Earth. Phaethon is moving past the background Open Star Cluster NGC 1605.