Asteroid: 1998 AK8

Predicted positions for UKST plate 020N with length of trail in arcsecs and pixel. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J98A08K   1977 07 17.67173 22 05 54.01 -21 47 41.7 020N     19.3        413
     J98A08K   1977 07 17.69604 22 05 52.84 -21 48 28.5 020N     19.3        413
     J98A08K   1977 07 17.72034 22 05 51.67 -21 49 15.3 020N     19.3        413
                      -32.57"        -93.6"        99.1"
                      -19.16p        -55.1p        58.3p

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

Observations:
     J98A08K  P1977 07 17.67173 22 06 44.99 -21 53 37.9 020N                 413
     J98A08K  P1977 07 17.72034 22 06 42.66 -21 55 06.2 020N                 413
Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 1998 AK8 from July 17, 1977 on UKST plate 020N