Asteroid-Asteroid Appulses - 2016 December


All dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000 and include planetary perturbations and proper motion
The first asteroid in the pair is the brighter of the two
Separations are in arcseconds, Position Angle is from the brighter asteroid to the fainter
Calculations by Brian D. Warner
 
Asteroid < mag 16; Elong from Sun > 45

Ast 1:   Asteroid 1 Number
Name 1:  Asteroid 1 Name
Ast 2:   Asteroid 2 Number
Name 2:  Asteroid 2 Name
RA:      Asteroid 1 RA
Dec:     Asteroid 1 Declination
Mag 1:   Asteroid 1 V magnitude
Mag 2:   Asteroid 2 V magnitude
Sep:     Separation, arcsec
PA:      Position Angle, Ast 1 to Ast 2
         0 = North, 90 = East, 180 = South, 270 = West
SE:      Angular separation between Sun and Ast 1
ME:      Angular separation between Moon and Ast 1
MP:      Moon Phase
         0 = New, 0.5 = Quarter, 1 = Full. + = Waxing; – = Waning

Date    UT     Ast 1   Name 1                 Ast 2   Name 2                    RA           Dec      Mag1  Mag2  Sep  PA   SE   ME     MP  
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12/01  02:50      359  Georgia                   758  Mancunia                 20 54.29     -20 54.7  13.8  14.3  401  329   76   44   0.026
12/01  22:51      806  Gyldenia                 4223  Shikoku                  03 38.36     +26 01.0  14.8  14.9  193  259  121  140   0.057
12/02  10:44     4742  Caliumi                  3312  Pedersen                 05 09.59     +13 25.6  15.0  15.7  322  281  105  154   0.080
12/02  11:32    57083  2001 OM31                 564  Dudu                     05 16.36     +26 02.1  15.3  15.2  318  277  117  156   0.082
12/03  19:32      329  Svea                      279  Thule                    13 31.19     -07 34.4  14.8  15.8  339  184   74   96   0.167
12/05  22:48      410  Chloris                326683  2002 WP                  04 51.62     +16 15.6  13.0  14.9  529  263  109  107   0.353
12/06  05:00     9835  1984 UD                 10672  Kostyukova               04 22.07     +33 53.5  15.6  15.8  182   80  127   99   0.379
12/06  12:33       60  Echo                     3701  Purkyne                  04 08.88     +15 00.4  10.2  15.8  358  103  109   89   0.412
12/06  13:13      980  Anacostia                 188  Menippe                  20 40.94     -07 59.4  12.8  14.2   47  255   88   26   0.414
12/08  05:55     2219  Mannucci                 7635  1983 VH1                 06 41.13     +26 45.4  15.6  16.0  256  265  115  102   0.597
12/08  08:16      490  Veritas                   889  Erynia                   05 02.53     +09 18.6  12.7  12.9   78  241  101   77   0.608
12/08  18:00       17  Thetis                   4613  Mamoru                   22 39.87     -13 22.4  12.8  15.8  281  168   85   28   0.652
12/09  03:30     5059  Saroma                   2045  Peking                   06 11.82     +34 24.3  15.3  15.4  202   86  123   83   0.694
12/09  13:35   326683  2002 WP                  5421  Ulanova                  04 43.10     +23 59.3  14.9  15.7  401   83  116   57   0.738
12/09  21:22      552  Sigelinde              326683  2002 WP                  04 42.58     +24 41.2  14.3  14.9  181  261  117   52   0.770
12/11  17:28      570  Kythera                   533  Sara                     12 24.74     -04 06.9  15.5  15.3   35   12   77  139   0.923
12/12  05:24      625  Xenia                     183  Istria                   21 05.91     -21 27.8  14.5  14.5  163  135   75  102   0.952
12/12  10:13      312  Pierretta                4179  Toutatis                 22 38.55     -09 55.8  14.3  15.7   14  158   89   81   0.961
12/12  17:05    15337  1993 VT2                 6970  Saigusa                  05 57.16     +18 04.6  15.1  16.0  286   76  108   27   0.974
12/13  06:43      625  Xenia                     740  Cantabia                 21 08.24     -21 20.6  14.5  15.5  422  171   76  118   0.990
12/13  09:08       41  Daphne                   1425  Tuorla                   10 58.24     -04 31.7  11.9  15.9  510  307   77   94   0.992
12/13  16:59      183  Istria                    740  Cantabia                 21 08.81     -21 26.9  14.5  15.5   84   15   75  124   0.997
12/13  22:58     1166  Sakuntala                3787  Aivazovskij              04 22.36     +04 11.9  14.5  15.4   99   70   98   21   0.998
12/14  02:42      258  Tyche                     376  Geometria                13 26.59     -13 20.9  14.5  14.2  236  215   68  120  -0.997
12/14  10:20      889  Erynia                   4742  Caliumi                  04 56.55     +09 37.7  13.0  15.0  319  276  102   17  -0.994
12/15  21:40     1783  Albitskij                 805  Hormuthia                07 14.38     +03 36.3  15.4  15.5  292  101   91   15  -0.946
12/16  12:45      564  Dudu                     6460  Bassano                  05 01.14     +26 35.3  15.2  15.8   12  104  118   43  -0.909
12/17  01:50      110  Lydia                    4613  Mamoru                   22 54.56     -12 04.5  12.9  15.8   18  176   87  146  -0.871
12/17  14:39      642  Clara                    1157  Arabia                   05 51.84     +35 41.7  14.0  15.1  462  247  125   48  -0.828
12/17  17:30    57083  2001 OM31               10089  Turgot                   04 57.02     +21 14.1  15.2  15.8  250  100  113   61  -0.818
12/18  08:21       22  Kalliope                 1853  McElroy                  06 34.88     +33 16.5  10.1  15.1  357  271  121   48  -0.764
12/18  17:13      159  Aemilia                   736  Harvard                  21 42.80     -15 56.7  14.4  15.9  395  342   82  173  -0.730
12/19  02:25      484  Pittsburghia              638  Moira                    21 32.31     -20 06.9  15.2  15.7  299   14   77  163  -0.693
12/19  19:58     2841  Puijo                    2379  Heiskanen                05 55.50     +22 58.7  15.3  15.5  556  213  113   75  -0.621
12/20  04:23      461  Saskia                   5827  Letunov                  05 57.19     +21 18.0  13.9  15.5  367   31  111   79  -0.587
12/20  17:04       18  Melpomene                1304  Arosa                    02 08.16     -04 04.9   9.3  15.0   84  158   93  144  -0.534
12/21  11:02       79  Eurynome                 1419  Danzig                   02 21.92     +09 48.8  10.9  14.3  106  142  107  148  -0.461
12/22  06:25       80  Sappho                   1319  Disa                     14 24.33     -16 29.1  13.5  15.7  453   30   66   26  -0.384
12/22  07:45     8146  Jimbell                  6100  Kunitomoikkansai         05 34.41     +26 57.9  15.3  15.9  473  279  118  110  -0.379
12/22  16:09      880  Herba                    1282  Utopia                   23 10.92     +10 00.1  15.7  15.6  548    5  109  149  -0.347
12/22  21:55     1219  Britta                    701  Oriola                   02 06.16     +14 58.9  14.8  14.5  462  309  113  166  -0.325
12/26  01:53      434  Hungaria                  598  Octavia                  15 05.62     -08 14.5  15.7  16.0  252  352   76   13  -0.092
12/26  09:08      482  Petrina                   741  Botolphia                15 06.15     -10 37.3  14.6  15.4  400  254   73   16  -0.077
12/26  09:24       24  Themis                    300  Geraldina                22 04.50     -12 23.7  13.5  15.7   26  159   86   86  -0.076
12/26  13:06      550  Senta                     616  Elly                     00 12.02     +11 51.9  13.9  15.5  546  207  111  121  -0.068
12/26  13:41      247  Eukrate                    36  Atalante                 13 24.17     -11 42.1  14.0  14.6  600  255   70   42  -0.067
12/26  15:18      119  Althaea                   352  Gisela                   12 27.73     -06 48.3  13.8  14.8  258  228   74   58  -0.064
12/26  15:41     4440  Tchantches               1329  Eliane                   08 31.50     +13 23.0  15.5  15.7   97  287   98  120  -0.063
12/26  16:41      331  Etheridgea               1790  Volkov                   09 07.81     +24 58.5  14.7  15.2  259   13  108  114  -0.062
12/26  19:25      566  Stereoskopia              599  Luisa                    14 58.95     -13 51.4  14.8  14.7    3   45   70   22  -0.056
12/26  20:57      146  Lucina                   3045  Alois                    06 27.73     +27 29.4  12.0  15.8  343   67  116  151  -0.054
12/27  02:09     2892  Filipenko                 343  Ostara                   10 17.65     +15 46.3  15.1  15.2  172  310   98  100  -0.045
12/27  19:25      467  Laura                    3842  Harlansmith              06 29.62     +30 35.3  14.4  15.0  454  204  119  160  -0.021
12/27  23:22     1687  Glarona                  1177  Gonnessia                04 20.13     +20 19.3  14.2  14.4  381  274  114  164  -0.016
12/29  19:59      198  Ampella                   403  Cyane                    12 20.15     -12 43.8  14.0  13.9  322   17   68   96   0.004
12/29  20:52     1127  Mimi                     5693  1993 EA                  11 16.10     +10 20.7  15.4  15.7   76   31   92  119   0.005
12/30  03:02     3787  Aivazovskij             24814  1994 VW1                 04 11.87     +04 09.1  15.6  15.6  514  280   98  132   0.008
12/30  12:57      115  Thyra                     501  Urhixidur                14 23.92     -24 39.4  13.2  15.8  297  359   58   73   0.017
12/30  14:27      954  Li                       4179  Toutatis                 01 00.65     +05 21.9  15.4  15.0  513  157  104   82   0.018
12/30  22:37      158  Koronis                  1623  Vivian                   07 58.28     +20 18.3  13.3  15.2  402  306  106  177   0.028