Asteroid-DSO Appulses - 2018 March


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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03/01  16:56      194 Prokne              08 54.54  +09 00.9   12.6   466   41  PK 219+31.1 12.2  PN   152   25  +1.00
03/01  17:23       18 Melpomene           12 30.21  +04 10.2   10.5   390  222  NGC 4480    12.4  G    155   29  +1.00
03/02  22:54      304 Olga                12 20.06  +05 19.0   14.0   428  225  NGC 4281    11.3  G    159    9  -0.99
03/03  02:19      304 Olga                12 19.96  +05 20.4   14.0    48  225  NGC 4273    11.9  G    159    7  -0.98
03/03  11:16      372 Palma               06 15.15  +39 50.6   11.9    40  236  NGC 2192    10.9  OC   110   88  -0.97
03/03  13:59      304 Olga                12 19.64  +05 25.4   14.0   317  227  NGC 4270    12.2  G    159    3  -0.97
03/04  09:40      144 Vibilia             18 25.70  -23 20.4   13.5   505  180  NGC 6629    10.5  PN    68   81  -0.93
03/04  11:35      233 Asterope            17 48.86  -20 17.5   13.6   273  353  NGC 6440     9.7  GC    76   72  -0.92
03/04  12:46       72 Feronia             13 04.07  -10 26.2   12.6   369  213  NGC 4939    11.3  G    145    8  -0.92
03/04  17:07      758 Mancunia            02 53.61  +13 03.3   13.7   210  338  NGC 1134    12.1  G     61  154  -0.91
03/04  21:29      760 Massinga            16 01.18  -34 35.4   12.9   262  219  NGC 6026    12.5  PN    99   47  -0.90
03/05  14:35      218 Bianca              10 52.12  +03 49.7   11.7   153   47  NGC 3434    12.1  G    176   48  -0.85
03/06  02:57       75 Eurydike            12 53.66  -06 39.0   14.0   126  195  NGC 4775    11.1  G    150   23  -0.81
03/07  22:15      201 Penelope            12 26.00  +00 42.5   13.0   525   31  NGC 4385    12.5  G    161   54  -0.65
03/08  05:52       26 Proserpina          18 24.50  -24 51.4   12.4    36    1  M28          6.9  GC    72   32  -0.61
03/08  21:01      144 Vibilia             18 31.90  -23 20.5   13.4   511    0  NGC 6642     8.8  GC    71   26  -0.56
03/08  23:16      304 Olga                12 15.80  +06 21.8   13.9   261  222  NGC 4215    12.1  G    165   71  -0.55
03/09  08:05      471 Papagena            14 58.55  -01 03.4   12.4   165   56  NGC 5792    11.3  G    125   36  -0.51
03/09  14:01      264 Libussa             02 17.96  +14 37.4   13.7   287  335  NGC 877     11.9  G     48  137  -0.49
03/10  06:24       75 Eurydike            12 50.94  -06 27.2   13.9   199  197  NGC 4731    11.5  G    155   74  -0.42
03/10  22:28      351 Yrsa                13 48.41  +03 59.6   12.8   136   45  NGC 5300    11.4  G    144   72  -0.36
03/12  03:41      192 Nausikaa            17 21.62  -30 15.6   12.5   334   16  PK 355+3.2  10.0  PN    90   30  -0.26
03/12  10:42      360 Carlova             12 37.76  +09 37.1   13.2   235   38  NGC 4578    11.5  G    162  108  -0.23
03/13  02:04      268 Adorea              18 12.80  -21 36.3   13.8    16  178  NGC 6568     8.6  OC    79   29  -0.18
03/15  08:35      282 Clorinde            11 24.11  +11 15.4   13.7   423  217  NGC 3666    12.0  G    170  161  -0.05
03/16  02:21      223 Rosa                12 04.52  +01 55.8   13.7    54   21  NGC 4073    11.4  G    175  158  -0.02
03/16  09:19      198 Ampella             18 30.98  -25 37.2   13.4   434  172  NGC 6638     9.2  GC    79   65  -0.01
03/17  20:06       18 Melpomene           12 17.28  +06 37.3   10.2   344  214  NGC 4241    11.9  G    171  176  +0.00
03/18  01:00      233 Asterope            18 05.09  -19 42.7   13.4   504  350  NGC 6537    12.0  PN    86   92  +0.00
03/18  06:54      223 Rosa                12 02.83  +02 06.0   13.6   322   22  NGC 4045    12.0  G    177  173  +0.01
03/19  05:41     1981 Midas               08 26.50  +45 49.8   12.4   553  153  UGC 4393    12.4  G    116  100  +0.03
03/20  18:27      200 Dynamene            13 29.68  -18 00.1   12.9   128  187  NGC 5170    11.1  G    151  162  +0.12
03/21  08:09      303 Josephina           10 08.44  +12 22.5   13.8   271    8  UGC 5470    10.2  G    149  102  +0.16
03/23  12:00     1382 Gerti               12 40.55  -05 10.1   14.0   136  200  NGC 4602    11.5  G    171  114  +0.37
03/24  00:13      135 Hertha              12 00.20  -01 13.1   11.9   520  200  NGC 4030    10.6  G    177   96  +0.43
03/25  20:40      912 Maritima            11 00.30  +29 01.0   13.5   198  336  NGC 3486    10.5  G    144   48  +0.64
03/25  23:24      204 Kallisto            19 43.94  -14 06.1   13.6   184  344  NGC 6818    10.0  PN    70  174  +0.65
03/26  00:43      754 Malabar             14 44.69  +01 42.3   13.9   184   66  NGC 5740    11.9  G    143  105  +0.66
03/26  01:30      631 Philippina          06 38.34  +02 03.5   13.6   160  339  Cr 110      10.5  OC    95   24  +0.66
03/26  04:47      895 Helio               02 59.81  +25 09.2   14.0   289  178  NGC 1156    11.7  G     45   67  +0.68
03/26  08:41      360 Carlova             12 27.83  +11 15.2   13.1   571   31  NGC 4429    10.0  G    167   65  +0.69
03/26  08:55      754 Malabar             14 44.57  +01 46.3   13.9   422  247  NGC 5746    10.3  G    144  100  +0.70
03/29  13:44       54 Alexandra           13 55.96  -30 23.2   11.7   200  166  NGC 5357    12.0  G    146   57  +0.95
03/30  08:55      360 Carlova             12 24.88  +11 39.7   13.2   224  209  NGC 4371    10.8  G    164   12  +0.98
03/30  21:39      298 Baptistina          10 52.07  +10 13.3   13.9   257  355  NGC 3433    11.6  G    150   22  +0.99