Asteroid: 1998 MQ

Predicted positions for UKST plate 012A with length of trail in arcsecs and pixel. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J98M00Q   1979 12 19.44791 02 32 06.12 -17 20 11.3 012A     17.5        413
     J98M00Q   1979 12 19.47048 02 32 09.16 -17 20 08.4 012A     17.5        413
     J98M00Q   1979 12 19.49305 02 32 12.19 -17 20 05.5 012A     17.5        413
                       86.92"          5.8"        87.1"
                       51.13p          3.4p        51.2p

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

Observations:
     J98M00Q 5 1979 12 19.44791 02 32 16.85 -17 20 37.8                      413
     J98M00Q 5 1979 12 19.49305 02 32 22.60 -17 20 32.9                      413
Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 1998 MQ from December 19, 1979 on UKST plate 012A