Asteroid: 2001 DU8

Predicted positions for ESO Schmidt plate 7718 with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K01D08U   1988 12 03.02622 01 39 39.24 -63 58 20.3 ESO7718  17.7        262
     K01D08U   1988 12 03.06789 01 39 45.42 -63 58 00.1 ESO7718  17.7        262
     K01D08U   1988 12 03.10955 01 39 51.60 -63 57 39.8 ESO7718  17.7        262
                       81.36"         40.5"        90.9"

Actually measured positions.

     K01D08U T 1988 12 03.02417 01 36 11.39 -63 44 17.0 ESO7718              262
     K01D08U T 1988 12 03.10750 01 36 23.04 -63 43 39.4 ESO7718              262

DSS image of 2001 DU8 from December 3, 1988 on ESO Schmidt plate 7718.

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.