Minor planer 3200 Phaethon

James Wentworth
Location of photo
Brainerd Minnesota
Date/Time of photo
Date: 12/11/2017 Time: 8:40 PM STD
Celestron G11 :Losmandy Gemini 11. 80 MM EDF f?6 refractor @ pime focus. Canon T1i DSLR
Asteroid 3200 Phaethon is on its way to its closest approach to the earth. Its apparent motions is increasing from day to day. The photo shows its motion during a five minute exposure. Earth Distance (au): 0.11 Sun Distance (au): 1.09 RA Rate (arcsecs/sec): -0.343252 Dec Rate (arcsecs/sec): 0.014963
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