Asteroid-Asteroid Appulses - 2016 February


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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02/01  12:54     1311  Knopfia                  1837  Osita                    10 23.58     +05 01.7  15.6  15.8  381  127   87   71  -0.462
02/05  04:43      913  Otila                    2126  Gerasimovich             08 20.11     +24 40.8  15.2  15.7  276   89  109  149  -0.138
02/05  14:00      586  Thekla                   1459  Magnya                   01 16.72     +08 23.6  15.1  15.5  543  119  107  104  -0.110
02/06  12:34      582  Olympia                  1364  Safara                   13 10.97     +06 57.7  13.0  15.9  120  291   88   95  -0.055
02/06  18:54       69  Hesperia                  485  Genua                    15 08.88     -13 49.0  12.5  13.4  101  126   70   65  -0.042
02/07  01:28     1167  Dubiago                  2048  Dwornik                  10 35.12     +01 07.7  15.3  15.8  240  264   83  138  -0.031
02/08  03:43       84  Klio                    46875  1998 QD104               09 49.68     +14 28.0  13.2  15.7  385  296   97  167  -0.002
02/08  22:13     3861  Lorenz                   1203  Nanna                    08 27.82     +09 31.9  14.9  15.5  340   57   94  162   0.002
02/09  16:48     2094  Magnitka                 5382  McKay                    10 25.24     +02 22.1  14.3  15.8  568  294   84  174   0.017
02/09  17:18      425  Cornelia                  968  Petunia                  15 45.00     -18 06.8  15.1  15.3  428   99   67   97   0.018
02/09  17:22      540  Rosamunde                 567  Eleutheria               16 22.52     -19 52.3  15.2  14.8  339  166   67   88   0.018
02/10  22:40      133  Cyrene                   6510  Tarry                    11 00.95     +02 40.6  12.5  15.9   55   98   84  172   0.075
02/11  21:05        3  Juno                     1248  Jugurtha                 14 56.02     -07 51.4  10.9  15.0  500   52   76  142   0.144
02/12  11:57     1590  Tsiolkovskaja            1268  Libya                    14 37.72     -18 17.8  15.7  15.8  591  190   65  153   0.199
02/12  18:11     1659  Punkaharju               3227  Hasegawa                 11 02.94     +06 10.0  14.7  15.2  127  117   87  145   0.224
02/12  21:08      485  Genua                     190  Ismene                   15 14.01     -13 42.4  13.4  14.6  465  344   71  152   0.236
02/13  02:20      813  Baumeia                 32385  2000 QU191               08 17.20     +30 30.0  14.6  15.5  477  136  115   96   0.258
02/14  21:37      291  Alice                    1259  Ogyalla                  15 36.89     -17 48.8  15.8  15.7  452  360   67  173   0.456
02/15  15:22      281  Lucretia                 1010  Marlene                  12 44.13     +00 49.2  15.5  15.8  429  136   82  130   0.539
02/16  06:44     3228  Pire                     3453  Dostoevsky               08 04.75     +19 06.0  15.5  15.8  392  354  104   50   0.609
02/17  20:33     3913  Chemin                   1311  Knopfia                  10 09.79     +06 07.7  14.5  15.2  353  280   88   61   0.767
02/18  08:36      283  Emma                     1261  Legia                    06 30.88     +25 36.6  14.0  15.8   61  106  114    7   0.811
02/19  12:46      279  Thule                    4931  Tomsk                    11 11.89     +08 24.7  14.7  15.4  453  258   90   54   0.897
02/19  22:12     2842  Unsold                   1581  Abanderada               07 33.41     +22 50.4  15.0  15.6  204   98  109    8   0.920
02/21  01:31     1013  Tombecka                  784  Pickeringia              03 16.17     +28 31.8  14.7  16.0   15  162  124   79   0.971
02/22  19:55       33  Polyhymnia               1162  Larissa                  07 49.79     +23 17.3  13.8  15.7  488  357  109   39  -0.999
02/24  12:52      505  Cava                      565  Marbachia                17 46.94     -20 14.8  15.1  15.9  390  334   70   92  -0.969
02/24  21:07     1659  Punkaharju               6510  Tarry                    10 52.03     +06 31.1  14.5  15.3  588  277   88   17  -0.957
02/26  02:16     1859  Kovalevskaya            13581  1993 QX4                 11 01.42     +06 37.7  15.0  15.7   87   94   88   30  -0.899
02/26  02:55      633  Zelima                   2457  Rublyov                  10 58.56     +10 22.9  14.3  15.7  594  205   92   32  -0.897
02/26  12:29      238  Hypatia                   585  Bilkis                   12 34.23     -05 00.5  13.0  13.3  439  328   76   10  -0.873
02/28  01:46     4931  Tomsk                    2729  Urumqi                   11 04.78     +10 53.9  15.2  15.8  185   90   92   54  -0.762
02/28  03:34      674  Rachele                   712  Boliviana                16 45.42     -21 33.7  13.4  14.2  444  113   66   35  -0.756
02/28  08:43       35  Leukothea                 800  Kressmannia              14 33.95     -20 09.3  12.6  15.6  282   77   63    9  -0.738
02/28  17:13     1307  Cimmeria                 7822  1991 CS                  08 55.12     +10 05.8  15.0  15.1  409  272   94   92  -0.708