2010 HQ20, Mars crosser


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The object was discovered at April, 23 2010 on OAM Observatory La Sagra J75 and posted to the NEO Confirmation Page
Meanwhile the designation of the object is 2010 HQ20

Minor planet center's orbital elements and Ephemeris JPL Small body database


In the morning hours of April, 25 2010 I took 20 HiRes images of the object to check my observation of the day before.
At least Tim Spahr of the MPC told me, even bigger telescopes couldn't confirm the observation.
The object is determined to be a normal Minor Planet.

04NB001  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany   04NB001  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

04NB001  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

04NB001 by Bernhard Haeusler, 2010-04-25 B/W

20 x 2 min. exposure, 2010-04-25 UT 01:34, 12" SCT  f-5.65 + CCD ST10XME HiRes
17.45 mag, FWHM of the object: 2.4


The object is starlike with a short tail of 5" in PA78.5.

04NB001  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany      04NB001  by Bernhard Haeusler, Germany

04NB001 by Bernhard Haeusler, 2010-04-24 B/W

8 x 2 min. exposure, 2010-04-24 UT 00:13, 12" SCT  f-5.65 + CCD ST10XME
17.45 mag, coma: 7", tail: 5" in PA78.5  


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