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Quote:Any charts, tips for observing this object?
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Quote:Here is an observing chart...
Quote:So not visible at all from the U.S. or does someone know of a different chart?
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Quote:Or use Horizons or Guide or any other popular (accurate)means of generating an ephemeris based on your location on Earth's surface. If you're using a planetarium-type program, just make sure to download the latest elements from the MPC during the day on Friday...
Quote:Are you saying that skysafari pro is wrong or inexact?
Quote:Sorry I have no idea how to find that out. Anyone???
Quote:...just make sure to download the latest elements from the MPC during the day on Friday...
Quote:Quote:Sorry I have no idea how to find that out. Anyone??? Most likely osculating orbital elements. Compare its output with the positions I supplied in the other thread that were derived from the numerical integration within Solex.
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