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Asteroid 439437 (2013 NK4)


John J. DeAlessio III (Astronomy With John III)

Asteroid 439437 (2013 NK4)

Just after midnight on April 17th, 2024, I managed to capture some images of Asteroid 439439 (2013 NK4), which recently flew past Earth on the 15th at around 8.5 lunar distances (https://bbs.zwoastro...h-on-april-15th).

I've combined my images captured with a ZWO Seestar S50 into a short animation showing the asteroid's movement over the course of approximately 2 minutes. Even in such a short amount of time, it's movement is noticeable.

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