Asteroid: 1998 QD2

Predicted positions for UKST plate 02JG with length of trail in arcsecs and pixel. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J98Q02D   1982 08 16.61602 22 12 38.65 -02 18 19.8 02JG     18.6        413
     J98Q02D   1982 08 16.63685 22 12 37.46 -02 18 04.4 02JG     18.6        413
     J98Q02D   1982 08 16.65769 22 12 36.27 -02 17 49.0 02JG     18.6        413
                      -35.72"         30.8"        47.2"
                      -21.01p         18.1p        27.8p

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

Observations:
     J98Q02D  P1982 08 16.61602 22 13 11.75 -02 12 20.6 02JG                 413
     J98Q02D  P1982 08 16.65769 22 13 09.48 -02 11 54.0 02JG                 413
Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 1998 QD2 from August 16, 1982 on UKST plate 02JG