Asteroid: 2000 DN8

Predicted positions for POSS plate A2GD with length of trail in arcsecs and pixel. The predictor generates ephemerides for start and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K00D08N   1978 08 24.38926 18 31 12.22 -10 28 28.4 006Q     17.7        413
     K00D08N   1978 08 24.42942 18 31 10.55 -10 29 53.3 006Q     17.7        413
                      -24.61"        -84.9"        88.4"

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

     K00D08N   1978 08 24.38926 18 26 30.60 -09 35 59.7                      413
     K00D08N   1978 08 24.42942 18 26 28.87 -09 37 21.3                      413
In addition a linkage was found to the previously published positions of trail designated as 1987 AB.
     J87A00B   1987 01 10.65641 10 22 03.41 -02 08 31.2          16.00       413
     J87A00B   1987 01 10.73975 10 22 00.30 -02 04 45.5                      413
Link to the M.P.E.C. which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 2000 DN8 on August 24, 1978 on UKST plate 006Q.

DSS image of 2000 DN8 = 1987 AB on January 10, 1987 on UKST plate A2JJ.