Asteroid: 2000 DK79

Predicted positions for POSS plate A0KP with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K00D79K   1986 04 09.38333 15 15 17.84 +18 56 16.5          19.4        675
     K00D79K   1986 04 09.40416 15 15 15.15 +18 56 14.8          19.4        675
     K00D79K   1986 04 09.42500 15 15 12.47 +18 56 13.0          19.4        675
                      -76.17"         -3.5"        76.3"

Actually measured positions, start and end of trail

Observations:
     K00D79K  P1986 04 09.38333 15 15 21.29 +18 45 00.4 A0KP                 675
     K00D79K  P1986 04 09.42500 15 15 16.04 +18 44 57.4 A0KP                 675

Additional observations by Matthias Busch from Starkenburg Observatory, which allowed the search area for the DSS archive search to be narrowed.

     K00D79K  C2000 04 06.93356 15 15 43.40 +48 55 48.0                      611
     K00D79K  C2000 04 06.93831 15 15 42.49 +48 55 47.8                      611

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.

DSS image of 2000 DK79 from April 9, 1986 on POSS plate A0KP