Asteroid-DSO Appulses - 2018 February


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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02/02  20:18      183 Istria              09 25.30  +11 19.8   12.8   578  230  NGC 2872    11.9  G    173   26  -0.93
02/03  04:43       53 Kalypso             01 04.80  +02 06.9   13.7     4  154  IC 1613      9.2  G     62  154  -0.90
02/03  16:56      198 Ampella             17 24.00  -26 25.7   13.7   280  181  NGC 6355     9.6  GC    53   85  -0.87
02/03  17:34      399 Persephone          12 48.89  -08 40.3   13.9   188  265  NGC 4699     9.5  G    120   18  -0.86
02/04  15:52      739 Mandeville          16 57.10  -04 05.2   13.7    47  356  M10          6.6  GC    64   63  -0.79
02/05  13:53        9 Metis               17 01.62  -21 48.0   11.7   119    8  IC 4634     12.0  PN    60   54  -0.70
02/06  20:18      532 Herculina           02 38.33  +02 06.4   11.4    45  138  NGC 1016    11.6  G     80  173  -0.58
02/08  12:10      204 Kallisto            18 16.45  -18 19.5   13.8   395  174  Cr 469       9.1  OC    46   35  -0.42
02/09  09:35      364 Isara               02 36.58  +11 33.3   13.8   376  155  NGC 990     12.4  G     80  151  -0.33
02/09  09:39      204 Kallisto            18 18.33  -18 16.6   13.8   505  354  NGC 6603    11.1  OC    46   24  -0.33
02/09  13:34      202 Chryseis            18 19.93  -17 15.9   13.6   473  177  M18          6.9  OC    46   23  -0.32
02/11  08:05       44 Nysa                02 53.58  +13 04.4   11.0   281  338  NGC 1134    12.1  G     83  132  -0.18
02/12  10:50      140 Siwa                17 55.10  -21 45.4   13.4    23  182  PK 7+1.1    11.0  PN    55   17  -0.10
02/13  06:33       88 Thisbe              18 07.33  -25 09.4   12.3   563  178  NGC 6544     8.3  GC    53   24  -0.06
02/13  08:57       97 Klotho              18 43.67  -13 41.6   13.9   205  353  PK 19-4.1   12.3  PN    44   18  -0.06
02/14  11:19      328 Gudrun              12 23.91  -03 26.6   13.7    38  165  NGC 4348    12.5  G    139  123  -0.02
02/14  19:36       21 Lutetia             13 49.10  -07 14.1   12.2   125  179  NGC 5306    12.1  G    118  106  -0.01
02/17  01:03      532 Herculina           02 46.17  +03 40.8   11.5   354  324  NGC 1085    12.3  G     73   59  +0.01
02/17  04:16      444 Gyptis              08 41.81  +05 07.7   12.5   588   28  NGC 2644    12.3  G    159  145  +0.02
02/19  15:45      144 Vibilia             18 07.21  -23 16.2   13.6   228    1  NGC 6546     8.0  OC    59  103  +0.14
02/19  22:44       14 Irene               18 55.10  -22 42.4   11.5    25  180  Pal 9        9.2  GC    48   96  +0.17
02/19  23:58      298 Baptistina          11 30.03  +09 11.4   13.6   345  191  NGC 3705    11.1  G    161  150  +0.17
02/20  12:37      156 Xanthippe           18 54.63  -19 55.1   13.5   130  168  NGC 6716     7.5  OC    49  104  +0.21
02/21  21:47      298 Baptistina          11 28.30  +09 16.5   13.5   457  191  NGC 3692    12.1  G    163  125  +0.35
02/22  00:19       29 Amphitrite          17 16.45  -28 17.8   11.3   599  191  NGC 6316     9.0  GC    73  144  +0.36
02/22  14:32       88 Thisbe              18 24.52  -24 55.6   12.3   217  175  M28          6.9  GC    58  138  +0.42
02/22  19:35      399 Persephone          12 44.47  -09 57.1   13.5   513  337  NGC 4658    12.5  G    140  136  +0.44
02/22  23:35      135 Hertha              12 23.98  -03 22.0   12.6   250   17  NGC 4348    12.5  G    147  127  +0.46
02/24  18:09     3752 Camillo             06 05.58  +23 59.6   13.5   476   93  IC 2157      8.4  OC   115    8  +0.66
02/25  06:03      912 Maritima            11 28.08  +29 37.6   13.2   404    9  NGC 3687    12.0  G    156   72  +0.71
02/26  03:24      784 Pickeringia         12 29.00  +03 34.7   13.4    19  187  NGC 4457    10.9  G    151   81  +0.80
02/26  11:42      268 Adorea              17 55.10  -21 40.0   13.9   302  360  PK 7+1.1    11.0  PN    69  159  +0.83
02/27  19:14       18 Melpomene           12 31.48  +03 53.4   10.6   294  222  NGC 4496A   11.4  G    153   57  +0.93