Nick Howes
Image taken:
Jun. 27, 2011
Location:
Siding Spring Australia
Details:
Asteroid 2011MD came within only a few thousand miles of the Earth on June 27th. Using the 2m Faulkes South telescope in Siding Spring, I managed to take around 12 images of it using both mono and colour filters. The image attached shows just how fast it was moving, with 20s exposures in RGB, and then also in mono SDSS r' band
 
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