Asteroid: 2001 VS78

Predicted positions for UKST plate 02N9 with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

     K01V78S   1984 11 24.65945 05 07 15.00 -03 36 05.9          17.7        260
     K01V78S   1984 11 24.68202 05 07 13.08 -03 36 01.1 02N9     17.7        260
     K01V78S   1984 11 24.70459 05 07 11.16 -03 35 56.2          17.7        260
                      -57.57"          9.7"        58.4"

Actually measured positions:

     K01V78S   1984 11 24.65945 05 10 52.80 -03 13 41.7 02N9                 260
     K01V78S   1984 11 24.70459 05 10 48.99 -03 13 33.1 02N9                 260

DSS image of 2001 VS78 from November 24, 1984 on UKST plate 02N9

Link to the MPEC which published the improved orbit.