Comet: 148P/Anderson-LINEAR (1963 W1 = 2000 SO253)

Predicted positions for UKST plate A2J6 with length of trail in arcsecs. The predictor generates ephemerides for start, midth, and end of trail, along with the predicted magnitude.

    PK00SP3O   1993 11 07.45773 00 25 32.50 -03 11 22.0 A2J6                 260
    PK00SP3O   1993 11 07.47509 00 25 31.99 -03 11 23.0 A2J6                 260
    PK00SP3O   1993 11 07.49245 00 25 31.48 -03 11 23.9 A2J6                 260
                      -15.32"         -1.9"        15.4"

Actually measured positions.

    PK00SP3O   1993 11 07.45773 00 28 11.17 -02 55 13.3 A2J6                 260
    PK00SP3O   1993 11 07.49245 00 28 10.16 -02 55 16.4 A2J6                 260

DSS image of 148P/Anderson-LINEAR from November 7, 1993 on UKST plate A2J6

Our precovery was found, based on the orbit from 2000 SO253 only. The linkage between the 1963 and 2000 apparitions was found by S. Nakano (see IAUC 7548 )