Enrico Colzani, Graziano Ventre, Valter Giuliani
Image taken:
Oct. 21, 2010
Sormano Astronomical Observatory (Co), Italy
The faint streak is the trail left by the asteroid 2010 TG19 throught the Aquarius constellation during it's closest approach, few more than the distance earth-moon! Instr: 20-inch Ritchey-Chr├ętien telescope, Sbig STL 11000, 300 sec exposure.
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