Asteroid: 1996 TO66

Predicted positions for POSS plate A0FC with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J96T66O   1992 09 01.34375 23 41 24.38 -02 28 41.1 A0FC     20.7        261
     J96T66O   1992 09 01.36285 23 41 24.30 -02 28 41.5 A0FC     20.7        261
     J96T66O   1992 09 01.38194 23 41 24.22 -02 28 41.9 A0FC     20.7        261
                       -2.41"         -0.8"         2.6"

Predicted positions for UKST plates 00WQ and 02NW with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J96T66O   1983 10 26.46784 23 10 00.51 -11 03 28.5 00WQ     20.7        260
     J96T66O   1983 10 26.48867 23 10 00.45 -11 03 28.7 00WQ     20.7        260
     J96T66O   1983 10 26.50951 23 10 00.39 -11 03 28.8 00WQ     20.7        260
                       -1.81"         -0.3"         1.8"

     J96T66O   1983 10 01.48139 23 11 31.62 -10 58 29.0 02NW     20.6        260
     J96T66O   1983 10 01.50222 23 11 31.53 -10 58 29.3 02NW     20.6        260
     J96T66O   1983 10 01.52306 23 11 31.44 -10 58 29.7 02NW     20.6        260
                       -2.58"         -0.7"         2.7"

Actually measured positions.

     J96T66O   1992 09 01.36285 23 41 24.26 -02 28 43.1 A0FC                 261
     J96T66O   1983 10 26.48867 23 09 59.96 -11 03 35.6 00WQ                 260
     J96T66O   1983 10 01.50222 23 11 31.00 -10 58 36.8 02NW                 260
Link to the M.P.E.C. which published the improved orbit.

Link to Reiner Stoss' TNO-Page describing in more detail the work behind these precoveries. There also images can be found.