Asteroid: 2000 GG2

Predicted positions for POSS plates A1QS, SO196 and O7WP with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K00G02G   1996 04 23.33819 13 51 32.52 +21 37 31.0 A1QS     17.6        261
     K00G02G   1996 04 23.35555 13 51 30.84 +21 38 25.8 A1QS     17.6        261
     K00G02G   1996 04 23.37291 13 51 29.15 +21 39 20.5 A1QS     17.6        261
                      -47.00"        109.4"       119.1"

     K00G02G   1953 09 16.44306 01 46 55.44 +41 28 45.4 so196    16.9        261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.44723 01 46 55.22 +41 28 29.8 so196    16.9        261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.45139 01 46 55.00 +41 28 14.1 so196    16.9        261
                       -4.92"        -31.4"        31.7"

     K00G02G   1953 09 16.40625 01 46 57.37 +41 31 03.8 07WP     16.9        261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.42188 01 46 56.55 +41 30 05.1 07WP     16.9        261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.43750 01 46 55.73 +41 29 06.4 07WP     16.9        261
                      -18.41"       -117.5"       118.9"

Predictions for NEAT frames taken from Skymorph

NEAT image 980427123002:
     K00G02G   1998 04 27.52108 14 30 44.99 +30 25 16.6          17.8        566

NEAT image 980427125948:
     K00G02G   1998 04 27.54174 14 30 42.97 +30 26 17.5          17.8        566

Actually measured positions, from all found plates.

     K00G02G   1996 04 23.33819 13 51 20.53 +21 35 54.0 A1QS                 261
     K00G02G   1996 04 23.37291 13 51 17.06 +21 37 41.5 A1QS                 261

     K00G02G   1953 09 16.44306 01 42 43.24 +42 08 11.4 so196                261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.45139 01 42 42.73 +42 07 41.7 so196                261

     K00G02G   1953 09 16.40625 01 42 45.64 +42 10 29.9 07WP                 261
     K00G02G   1953 09 16.43750 01 42 43.64 +42 08 33.6 07WP                 261


     K00G02G  C1998 04 27.52108 14 30 38.25 +30 24 34.4                      566
     K00G02G FC1998 04 27.54174 14 30 36.14 +30 25 35.6                      566

DSS image of 2000 GG2 from September 16, 1953 on POSS I blue plate SO196

DSS image of 2000 GG2 from September 16, 1953 on POSS plate O7WP

DSS image of 2000 GG2 from April 23, 1996 on POSS plate A1QS

Animation of the two images from NEAT frames on April 27, 1998.

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.