Asteroid-Asteroid Appulses - 2018 March


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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03/02  12:35      393  Lampetia                   49  Pales                    14 27.75     -18 30.2  13.0  14.0    6  336   65   53  -0.995
03/03  03:49     1284  Latvia                   1306  Scythia                  16 08.81     -32 42.0  15.9  15.8  592   67   54   70  -0.981
03/03  11:52      947  Monterosa                3940  Larion                   14 56.47     -14 16.9  15.7  16.0   63  311   70   44  -0.970
03/06  09:21     1421  Esperanto                3940  Larion                   14 58.97     -13 44.4  15.3  15.9  558  295   70    6  -0.783
03/09  03:22      156  Xanthippe                 168  Sibylla                  19 26.16     -18 07.2  13.5  14.3  406  338   76   36  -0.529
03/10  00:23      770  Bali                      523  Ada                      17 23.32     -24 18.8  15.9  16.0  289  202   65    6  -0.446
03/11  03:54      298  Baptistina               3019  Kulin                    11 10.30     +10 01.0  13.3  15.9  135  321   91  114  -0.341
03/12  07:05     1264  Letaba                    540  Rosamunde                03 09.95     +13 59.3  15.8  15.7    3  147  110  117  -0.244
03/14  13:39      375  Ursula                   1406  Komppa                   11 26.36     -03 48.0  12.2  15.2   67  190   77  145  -0.086
03/14  21:47      352  Gisela                    522  Helga                    19 35.16     -20 27.6  15.0  15.5  423  343   74   32  -0.068
03/15  11:51      681  Gorgo                     846  Lipperta                 11 51.66     +00 30.7  15.2  15.2  101  282   82  153  -0.041
03/15  13:31      187  Lamberta                 1621  Druzhba                  14 13.03     -11 50.8  11.2  15.4  297   74   71  117  -0.039
03/16  13:49     1181  Lilith                   1105  Fragaria                 05 34.27     +20 19.2  15.8  15.9  367   19  111   99  -0.009
03/19  08:56      896  Sphinx                    792  Metcalfia                17 27.41     -27 06.0  15.3  15.4  320  176   62  118   0.040
03/19  09:23     1346  Gotha                    1353  Maartje                  07 04.28     +12 00.6  15.7  15.8  344  149   99   84   0.041
03/20  00:24      313  Chaldaea                  547  Praxedis                 15 51.05     -09 21.0  12.7  15.2  119  157   76  152   0.071
03/22  22:00      211  Isolda                    986  Amelia                   04 41.97     +21 36.5  13.2  15.3  253  212  114    5   0.311
03/23  18:55      312  Pierretta                 155  Scylla                   04 07.08     +28 57.6  15.1  15.8   37  161  123   20   0.405
03/24  05:20       72  Feronia                  5839  GOI                      12 50.52     -08 30.3  12.0  15.2  388  106   73  107   0.454
03/24  06:36       50  Virginia                  856  Backlunda                06 04.75     +20 49.3  14.3  15.4  438   80  110    3   0.460
03/24  09:57      388  Charybdis                 529  Preziosa                 05 13.40     +29 08.0  14.6  15.7  231  311  120   15   0.476
03/26  06:41     1644  Rafita                  26858  Misterrogers             12 18.05     -14 47.8  15.0  15.3  505  272   66   73   0.686
03/26  08:35     3104  Durer                     641  Agnes                    10 37.96     +11 05.2  15.4  15.7   84  112   93   39   0.694
03/26  17:15       74  Galatea                  1494  Savo                     13 27.13     -09 01.0  13.7  15.7   49  206   73   80   0.732
03/27  00:23      846  Lipperta                 6809  Sakuma                   11 43.25     +01 25.1  15.4  15.8  555  154   83   48   0.762
03/27  03:45     5427  Jensmartin               5083  Irinara                  12 32.04     -25 05.9  15.7  15.8  406   97   56   69   0.775
03/28  02:01     1158  Luda                    19515  1998 QM76                13 11.84     -21 20.5  15.0  16.0   68  301   60   63   0.857
03/29  08:39     3209  Buchwald                 4091  Lowe                     13 51.58     -01 43.6  15.9  15.9   59  263   80   46   0.942
03/30  07:11       33  Polyhymnia               2685  Masursky                 14 53.78     -17 47.8  13.6  15.8  359  284   66   53   0.981
03/30  14:37       19  Fortuna                   142  Polana                   08 31.62     +16 57.6  11.7  14.3  307  274  101   52   0.989
03/30  14:57      443  Photographica            9931  Herbhauptman             13 37.10     -06 54.2  12.8  16.0  413   43   75   27   0.989