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#1 Aquarellia

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 03:32 AM

April 20th, early in the morning after some cloud passage I saw the “famous” asteroid 2014 JO25.
I sketched rapidly the position but dawn was quickly there, so that was not a very exciting sketch frown.gif .
So the night after I want to do something else, I spend 40 minutes at the EP, pointing each time the position of the asteroid with precision. 
I present here the result; one dot each 4 minutes.

 

2014JO25-t_l.jpg

 

The estimated magnitude using the two stars 11.2 and 11.8 was just between : +11.5.  The galaxy NGC 4570 was easy to detect.

 

After doing this I make another strange job.  Without changing anything to the original sketch, believe me I don’t cheat, I just push all the asteroids dots together and surprise! I see details… OF COURSE those details are not real (he! foreheadslap.gif ) but the result is quite hilarious, isn’t it ? That also show that the shape of the stars on the paper is not very precise lol.gif  !

 

2014JO25-zoom-t_l.jpg

 

Well, I'm sorry, 'xcuse me to post that here... frown.gif
PS : please don’t share this image saying that I can see directly an asteroid shape gaah.gif !

 

Michel


Edited by Aquarellia, 21 April 2017 - 03:41 AM.

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#2 MikeTahtib

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 07:30 AM

Stacked sketches!  lol.gif

Good thinking to tell everyone it's a joke.



#3 Sheliak_sp

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 09:37 AM

Very nice Michel, and so funny the second sketch! lol.gif Here is my aportation to this interesting event:

 

https://elnidodelast...oide-2014-jo25/

 

2014-jo25-total.png?w=404

 

Here is a gif I've made to see the movement:

 

picasion-com_59379fcf290c6c8ec7788d035c3

 

Clear skies!

 

Migue


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Posted 21 April 2017 - 10:03 AM

Michel,

 

You may have a career in "Astronomical Comedy" on the horizon. I would make sure that new career pays well before you quit your daytime job. confused1.gif 

 

That was a nice observation of the passing asteroid.

 

Migue,

 

Nice animation!

Congratulations to both of you for so nicely recording this passing.

 

Frank :)


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#5 niteskystargazer

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Posted 21 April 2017 - 01:43 PM

Michel,

 

Nice sketches of  Asteroid 2014 JO25 smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

Tom



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Posted 21 April 2017 - 01:44 PM

@ Migue,

 

 Nice sketches smile.gif .

 

CS,KLU,

 

thanx.gif ,

 

Tom



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Posted 21 April 2017 - 07:06 PM

Michel, I would dare to say that is quite exciting! It is not static and the movement is very interesting to see. 

 

Nice to see your sketch of the same object Migue

 

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Posted 22 April 2017 - 11:53 AM

A very good report, Michel, as always.
I tried here near Paris but failed with a simply 200mm VMC, seeing being so tremendous.
No star accessible up to 9-10 on this night.
I prepared the 305mm lx200 for nothing.
Excellent from you.
Stanislas
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Posted 22 April 2017 - 12:06 PM

Somehow I missed the botton line sketch! Very funny!



#10 Aquarellia

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Posted 25 April 2017 - 07:21 AM

Thank you all, Migue, Mike, Frank, Tom Stan and Tia! Plus the likers ofcourse.

Michel


Edited by Aquarellia, 25 April 2017 - 07:25 AM.



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