Asteroid: 1998 XQ16

Predicted positions for POSS plate A1WL with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     J98X16Q   1987 11 27.34861 05 51 17.46 +47 15 48.5          18.8        675
     J98X16Q   1987 11 27.37465 05 51 18.30 +47 15 54.3          18.8        675
     J98X16Q   1987 11 27.40069 05 51 19.15 +47 16 00.0          18.8        675
                       17.25"         11.5"        20.8"

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

     J98X16Q  P1987 11 27.34861 05 54 44.44 +47 11 36.4 A1WL                 675
     J98X16Q  P1987 11 27.40069 05 54 45.68 +47 11 47.4 A1WL                 675
Link to the M.P.E.C. which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 1998 XQ16 from November 27, 1987 on POSS plate A1WL