Minor Planets

Images of Minor Planets obtained with a 10-inch Meade LX200 telescope and Starlight Xpress MX916 CCD camera.

1998 WT24

1998 WT24

During 2001 December the asteroid 1998 WT24 made a close flyby of the Earth. On December 16 between 20.30 UT and 21.20 UT, I took a series of CCD images. Here is a short movie in RealVideo format.

Link to the BAA Near-Earth Objects Website

Nick Quinn, 2002 March