Asteroid: 2001 RM

Predicted positions for POSS plate A0TV with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K01R00M   1994 06 02.27083 15 13 05.22 +04 54 12.2 A0TV     17.5        261
     K01R00M   1994 06 02.29340 15 13 03.43 +04 54 51.0 A0TV     17.5        261
     K01R00M   1994 06 02.31597 15 13 01.63 +04 55 29.8 A0TV     17.5        261
                      -53.72"         77.7"        94.4"

Actually measured positions:

     K01R00M   1994 06 02.27083 15 10 27.49 +04 29 36.8 A0TV                 261
     K01R00M   1994 06 02.31597 15 10 23.74 +04 30 52.9 A0TV                 261
Note: The trail was independently found by the ANEOPP team, see MPEC below.

DSS image of 2001 RM from June 6, 1994 on POSS plate A0TV

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.