Asteroid-DSO Appulses - 2018 January


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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01/01  21:31      787 Moskva              06 51.85  +00 34.0   13.9   362    7  NGC 2301     6.0  OC   158   20  +1.00
01/02  17:42      200 Dynamene            13 21.43  -13 19.7   14.0   466  210  NGC 5105    11.8  G     78   92  -0.99
01/06  05:06      631 Philippina          06 47.53  -03 03.1   12.5   419  351  NGC 2286     7.5  OC   154   64  -0.77
01/06  06:49      790 Pretoria            06 36.65  +09 31.1   13.7   310  352  Tr 5        10.9  OC   165   66  -0.77
01/07  18:00      392 Wilhelmina          07 04.21  +01 05.1   13.9   127    4  NGC 2324     8.4  OC   159   79  -0.62
01/08  00:16       18 Melpomene           12 32.81  -00 01.9   11.4   534  179  NGC 4517    10.4  G    100    1  -0.59
01/09  02:34      367 Amicitia            08 22.64  +22 30.9   12.8   135  201  NGC 2577    12.4  G    166   78  -0.48
01/11  17:26      306 Unitas              12 52.38  -01 14.7   13.9   162  186  NGC 4753     9.9  G     99   41  -0.24
01/13  04:35       13 Egeria              15 13.77  -14 17.0   12.0    67  203  NGC 5878    11.5  G     63   21  -0.13
01/13  22:42      430 Hybris              06 35.88  +07 46.8   14.0   421  345  NGC 2254     9.1  OC   159  158  -0.09
01/14  21:24      146 Lucina              13 48.31  +03 59.7   13.3   105    5  NGC 5300    11.4  G     91   67  -0.04
01/15  12:06      288 Glauke              07 29.20  +20 55.0   13.3     0  196  NGC 2392     8.6  PN   176  167  -0.02
01/16  05:55      532 Herculina           02 27.35  -01 05.9   11.2   366  300  NGC 936     10.1  G     98  107  -0.01
01/16  08:35      787 Moskva              06 38.60  +01 19.5   14.0   541   20  NGC 2262    11.3  OC   154  159  +0.00
01/16  15:30       95 Arethusa            23 53.94  +07 55.0   13.4   184  168  NGC 7782    12.2  G     66   70  +0.00
01/18  01:23      360 Carlova             12 47.84  +04 19.8   14.0    81  152  NGC 4688    11.9  G    108  119  +0.01
01/18  23:31       29 Amphitrite          16 26.01  -25 59.6   11.4    22   12  Cr 302       1.0  OC    50   71  +0.03
01/19  18:39       29 Amphitrite          16 27.27  -26 03.5   11.4    95  192  NGC 6144     9.1  GC    50   80  +0.07
01/20  13:35     1021 Flammario           00 56.29  -09 52.4   13.3   333  326  NGC 309     11.9  G     70   32  +0.11
01/20  20:05      912 Maritima            11 48.71  +27 00.0   13.7   395  261  NGC 3900    11.4  G    130  159  +0.13
01/21  20:06       32 Pomona              07 16.84  +13 41.0   11.1   362  188  NGC 2355     9.7  OC   165  114  +0.20
01/22  18:36      198 Ampella             17 02.60  -26 14.7   13.8    79    3  M19          7.2  GC    45  109  +0.28
01/22  22:47      464 Megaira             05 34.33  +21 55.1   13.9   328  206  M1           8.4  PN   141   75  +0.30
01/23  19:17      579 Sidonia             15 00.68  -07 37.1   13.7   554  191  NGC 5812    11.2  G     79  155  +0.38
01/28  06:23        1 Ceres               09 15.11  +29 46.3    6.9   163   31  NGC 2789    12.2  G    166   53  +0.85
01/28  23:10      186 Celuta              01 19.68  +16 36.8   13.6   249  336  NGC 473     12.5  G     76   69  +0.90
01/29  20:18       26 Proserpina          17 17.92  -23 55.6   12.6   578  186  NGC 6325    10.7  GC    49  154  +0.96
01/30  12:31      925 Alphonsina          10 50.01  -12 46.0   12.3   394  319  NGC 3411    11.9  G    138   55  +0.98
01/30  16:59      103 Hera                15 21.60  -13 05.4   13.1    22  188  NGC 5915    12.3  G     79  113  +0.99