Asteroid-DSO Appulses - 2018 December


All dates and times are Universal Time
Positions are geocentric J2000 and include planetary perturbations
Separations are in arcseconds, Position Angle is from the object to the asteroid
Calculations by Brian D. Warner

Object Types: 

OC - Open Cluster      G   - Galaxy    GC - Globular Cluster  
PN - Planetary Nebula  CNB - Cluster + Nebula
SE - Solar Elongation
ME - Moon Elongation
MP - Moon Phase
0 = New, 0.5 = Quarter, 1 = Full. + = Waxing; – = Waning

Date    UT       #    Asteroid              RA        Dec      Mag    Sep   PA  DSO         Mag  Type  SE   ME    MP
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12/01  09:45      598 Octavia             22 39.18  -22 40.5   13.8    35  328  NGC 7341    12.4  G     84  154  -0.34
12/01  12:45       53 Kalypso             11 17.35  +04 26.3   13.3   424  198  NGC 3611    12.1  G     81   11  -0.33
12/02  00:50      259 Aletheia            12 56.00  +04 23.1   13.7   321   17  NGC 4808    11.7  G     59    7  -0.28
12/03  20:18      176 Iduna               20 33.09  -02 04.3   13.9   199  182  NGC 6926    12.4  G     60   98  -0.12
12/05  02:58      444 Gyptis              12 56.95  -08 28.8   14.0   141   20  NGC 4818    11.1  G     56   32  -0.05
12/05  10:51       71 Niobe               06 03.00  +49 54.2   11.9    14  358  NGC 2126    10.2  OC   149  131  -0.04
12/05  13:46       30 Urania              23 36.56  +00 15.7   11.4   145  159  NGC 7716    12.1  G    102  121  -0.03
12/06  01:17       10 Hygiea              23 36.26  +02 04.6   11.4   271  168  NGC 7714    12.5  G    102  116  -0.02
12/06  07:03       57 Mnemosyne           12 44.90  -09 56.4   13.3   546   19  NGC 4658    12.5  G     60   49  -0.01
12/07  23:10      185 Eunike              13 00.73  +02 36.3   13.6   377    5  NGC 4900    11.4  G     63   70  +0.01
12/08  14:56       57 Mnemosyne           12 47.20  -10 08.1   13.3   263  199  NGC 4682    12.1  G     62   77  +0.02
12/08  17:52       47 Aglaja              22 01.14  -13 20.4   13.1   291  155  NGC 7171    12.2  G     71   55  +0.02
12/08  18:09      110 Lydia               11 56.08  +06 48.7   13.4   232   17  NGC 3976    11.5  G     80   96  +0.02
12/08  19:27      895 Helio               08 55.29  -03 00.4   13.2   171   99  NGC 2697    12.3  G    117  134  +0.02
12/09  05:55      505 Cava                11 41.02  +11 30.3   13.7   142    8  NGC 3810    10.8  G     86  108  +0.04
12/10  05:53      598 Octavia             22 52.14  -20 43.5   13.9   534  148  NGC 7392    11.9  G     79   47  +0.08
12/12  14:23        2 Pallas              12 53.70  -06 38.0    9.1    63  179  NGC 4775    11.1  G     65  124  +0.24
12/13  08:15       57 Mnemosyne           12 51.73  -10 30.9   13.3   182  199  NGC 4742    11.3  G     65  131  +0.30
12/13  15:53       23 Thalia              01 48.78  +05 52.8   11.0   130  238  NGC 676     10.5  G    126   56  +0.33
12/13  21:32      432 Pythia              10 16.41  +21 11.2   13.5   295  328  NGC 3177    12.4  G    113  171  +0.35
12/14  04:38   163899 2003 SD220          14 03.04  +49 14.3   13.2   293   29  NGC 5448    11.0  G     85  125  +0.38
12/14  15:34       57 Mnemosyne           12 52.95  -10 36.9   13.3   434  198  NGC 4760    11.4  G     66  146  +0.42
12/17  18:32      196 Philomela           22 02.43  -18 56.8   12.6    56  155  NGC 7183    11.9  G     61   56  +0.72
12/19  06:00      365 Corduba             08 36.00  +00 51.4   13.5   593  342  NGC 2618    12.1  G    133   88  +0.85
12/20  00:05        2 Pallas              13 05.11  -06 31.4    9.0    83  176  NGC 4951    11.9  G     70  146  +0.90
12/20  17:48       17 Thetis              12 07.64  +02 38.4   12.7   225  195  NGC 4116    12.0  G     88  119  +0.95
12/24  12:27      454 Mathesis            10 59.95  +14 43.5   13.7   392  186  NGC 3485    11.8  G    112   44  -0.95
12/26  11:43      488 Kreusa              11 16.90  +17 56.1   12.6   307  163  NGC 3605    12.3  G    111   19  -0.81
12/26  16:48      488 Kreusa              11 17.04  +17 56.7   12.6   397  163  NGC 3607     9.9  G    111   17  -0.79
12/27  05:55       57 Mnemosyne           13 03.81  -11 28.5   13.2    34   17  NGC 4933A   11.7  G     76   43  -0.73
12/28  04:36      686 Gersuind            05 17.90  +13 34.1   13.6   574  342  MCG +02-14-012.0  G    161   92  -0.63
12/28  07:12       32 Pomona              14 42.55  -17 07.2   12.7   485   16  NGC 5728    11.4  G     53   51  -0.62
12/29  09:49      344 Desiderata          05 20.20  +39 27.1   13.1   366    0  NGC 1857     7.0  OC   158  104  -0.50
12/29  12:14      449 Hamburga            08 27.96  +21 35.0   12.2   421   31  NGC 2595    12.3  G    153   65  -0.48
12/29  23:36        7 Iris                12 55.96  -11 58.7   10.8   294   29  NGC 4802    12.0  G     81   11  -0.43