Asteroid: 1998 WH24

Predicted positions for POSS plates A14R and A16C with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.


     J98W24H   1993 11 09.27292 03 10 39.90 +17 47 05.7 A14R     20.8        261
     J98W24H   1993 11 09.28681 03 10 39.83 +17 47 05.4 A14R     20.8        261
     J98W24H   1993 11 09.30070 03 10 39.76 +17 47 05.2 A14R     20.8        261
                       -1.96"         -0.5"         2.0"

     J98W24H   1991 10 17.35417 03 02 33.93 +16 38 07.5 A16C     20.9        261
     J98W24H   1991 10 17.37327 03 02 33.85 +16 38 07.2 A16C     20.9        261
     J98W24H   1991 10 17.39236 03 02 33.77 +16 38 06.9 A16C     20.9        261
                       -2.40"         -0.6"         2.5"

Actually measured positions.


     J98W24H   1993 11 09.28681 03 10 39.65 +17 47 04.6 A14R                 261
     J98W24H   1991 10 17.37327 03 02 33.63 +16 38 06.3 A16C                 261

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.