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Reports from Geisei Observatory <August 16, 2002>

• Photograph of Minor Planet 2002 NY40
This is one of the minor planets discovered by the LINEAR project and approaching the earth. This photo was takne by the 60cm reflector at 22:00 on August 12. With an 12-minute exposure, it appears as a bar of light. The current magnitude is 14.
[2002 NY40]
2002 NY40
22:09 August 12, 2002
60cm f/3.5 reflector at Geisei Observatory
12-minute exposure on TP6415 film

Copyright (C) 2002 Tsutomu Seki.